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Opsoclonus-Myoclonus Syndrome

Abstract

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NORD is very grateful to Michael R. Pranzatelli, MD, Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics, Founder & Director, National Pediatric Myoclonus Center; Department of Neurology, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, for assistance in the preparation of this report

Synonyms of Opsoclonus-Myoclonus Syndrome

  • dancing eyes-dancing feet
  • Kinsbourne syndrome
  • myoclonic encephalopathy, Kinsbourne type
  • OMAS
  • OMS
  • opsoclonic encephalopathy

Disorder Subdivisions

  • No subdivisions found.

General Discussion

Opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome (OMS) is a paraneoplastic neurological disorder. It is characterized by associated ocular, motor, behavioral, sleep, and language disturbances. The onset is usually abrupt, often severe, and can become chronic.

Organizations related to Opsoclonus-Myoclonus Syndrome

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