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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On April 24th, 2013, Baby Jonathan "Tell" was diagnosed with Opsoclonus Myoclonus Ataxia Syndrome (OMS) at the young age of 20 months old.