Dancing eyes-dancing feet syndrome
Other Names for this Disease
- Infantile polymyoclonus
- Kinsbourne syndrome
- Opsoclonus myoclonus syndrome
- Polymyoclonus infantile
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Treatment for dancing eyes-dancing feet syndrome may include corticosteroids or ACTH (adrenocorticotropic hormone), human intravenous immunoglobulins (IVIG), or immunosuppressive agents. In cases where there is a tumor present, treatment such as chemotherapy, surgery, or radiation may be required. In many cases, a combination of the above yields the best result.
Last updated: 11/2/2009
- NINDS Opsoclonus Myoclonus Information Page. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). 2007; http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/opsoclonus_myoclonus/opsoclonus_myoclonus.htm. Accessed 11/2/2009.
- Pranzatelli MR. What is the Opsoclonus-Myoclonus Syndrome?. Opsoclonus-Myoclonus U.S.A. And International web site. http://www.omsusa.org/pranzatelli-Brochure1.htm. Accessed 11/2/2009.
- Finding Treatment Information - A video developed by GARD Information Specialists that explains how you can find information about treatment for a rare disease.
- ClinicalTrials.gov lists trials that are studying or have studied Dancing eyes-dancing feet syndrome. Click on the link to go to ClinicalTrials.gov to read descriptions of these studies.