opsoclonus myoclonus syndrome

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opsoclonus myoclonus syndrome

A rare brain and eye disease characterized by abnormal muscle jerking, unsteady gait, poor speech, and abnormal eye movements. The disease is most often identified in children with recent viral infections or brain tumors. Synonym: dancing eyes-dancing feet syndrome; Kinsbourne syndrome
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One week after developing the rash, she started having involuntary multidirectional jerky saccadic eye movements with superimposed fluttering eyelid movements consistent with opsoclonus myoclonus syndrome (OMS).
6 3/11 ADEM 1 28 0/1 Septic Encephalopathy 1 18 1/0 Polymyositis 1 51 0/1 OMS 1 49 0/1 GBS: Guillain Barre Syndrome, CIDP: Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy, MG: Myasthenia Gravis, MC: Myasthenic Crisis, ADEM: Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis, OMS: Opsoclonus Myoclonus Syndrome Table 2.
On April 24th, 2013, Baby Jonathan "Tell" was diagnosed with Opsoclonus Myoclonus Ataxia Syndrome (OMS) at the young age of 20 months old.
In addition, prescriptions for non-promoted off-labeled indications have also been written for indications such as opsoclonus myoclonus, migraine, and fibromyalgia.
Acthar Gel is an injectable drug that is approved for the treatment of exacerbations associated with multiple sclerosis, infantile spasms, opsoclonus myoclonus syndrome, and nephrotic syndrome.
S My son has a rare disorder called opsoclonus myoclonus.
NetWitness Corporation, the leading provider of next generation network security monitoring and active threat intelligence software, today announced its second annual "Ride for Kids" event to take place on June 28, 2008 to benefit children diagnosed with Opsoclonus Myoclonus Syndrome (OMS), a rare autoimmune disorder caused by a neuroblastoma, a cancerous tumor, or a virus.
In addition, Acthar is not indicated for, but is used in treating patients with infantile spasms ("IS"), a rare form of refractory childhood epilepsy, and opsoclonus myoclonus syndrome, a rare autoimmune-related childhood neurological disorder.
Acthar is not indicated for, but is used in treating opsoclonus myoclonus syndrome, a rare autoimmune-related childhood neurological disorder.
Acthar is not approved for, but is used in treating patients with infantile spasms, an ultra-rare form of refractory childhood epilepsy, and opsoclonus myoclonus syndrome, a rare autoimmune-related childhood neurological disorder.