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Dancing eyes-dancing feet syndrome
Other Names for this Disease
- Infantile polymyoclonus
- Kinsbourne syndrome
- Opsoclonus myoclonus syndrome
- Polymyoclonus infantile
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 OMS typically occurs in association with tumors (neuroblastomas), or following a viral infection. Treatment may include corticosteroids or ACTH (adrenocorticotropic hormone). When there is a tumor present, treatment may include chemotherapy, surgery, and/or radiation. When the underlying cause of OMS is treated, symptoms may improve. Relapses are common and may occur without warning.Dancing eyes-dancing feet syndrome, also known as opsoclonus myoclonus syndrome (OMS), is a rare neurologic disorder characterized by ocular (eye), behavioral, sleep, and language problems. The onset is usually abrupt, often severe, and can become chronic.
Last updated: 4/16/2014
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