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Opsoclonus Myoclonus Syndrome - Video

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General Discussion

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

Synonyms of Opsoclonus Myoclonus Syndrome

  • dancing eyes-dancing feet
  • dancing eye syndrome (term usually used in UK)
  • Kinsbourne syndrome
  • myoclonic encephalopathy, Kinsbourne type
  • OMAS
  • OMS
  • opsoclonic encephalopathy

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