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head-bobbing doll syndrome

 

Definition: a congenital disorder manifested as intermittent flexion and extension movements of the head (bobbing), often accompanied by similar movements of the limbs; due to progressive hydrocephalus; most often caused by space occupying lesions (cysts, tumors) in the third ventricle.

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