opsoclonus-myoclonus

Neurology Infantile myoclonic encephalopathy A rare encephalopathy of early childhood onset, which may be idiopathic—or less commonly, due to an occult retinoblastoma—and which may result after respiratory infections and follow a benign but protracted course

Management ACTH and cortisone may induce remissions
Oncology Paraneoplastic opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome

opsoclonus-myoclonus

Dancing eyes-dancing feet syndrome, see there.
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Ganglioneuroblastoma, intermixed with opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome.
VAERS data show that Gardasil has been associated with 24,184 adverse effects since its debut in June 2006, including seizures, anaphylaxis, paralysis, transverse myelitis, Lou Gehrig's disease (ALS), acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM), opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome (uncontrollable movement of the eyes back and forth and jerking movements of the extremities), brachial neuritis, loss of vision, postural tachycardia syndrome, facial palsy, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, chronic fatigue syndrome, blindness, pancreatitis, speech problems, short-term memory loss, miscarriage, multiple sclerosis, autoimmune disorders, Guillain-Barre syndrome, abnormal Pap smears, and even cervical cancer.
Patients may present with abdominal distention, malaise, weight loss, Horner Syndrome and Opsoclonus-Myoclonus.
Location of paraneoplastic neurological syndrome and subtypes described Brain Limbic encephalitis Brainstem encephalitis Cerebellar degeneration Opsoclonus-myoclonus Visual syndromes--cancer-associated retinopathy, optic neuritis Extrapyramidal syndromes--chorea, parkinsonism Spinal cord Necrotising myelopathy Inflammatory myelitis Motor neuron dise ase Stiff person syndrome Subacute motor neuropathy Dorsal root Sensory neuropathy ganglion Peripheral Autonomic neuropathy nerve Acute sensorimotor neuropathy, e.
Detection of EV71 as the single most prevalent EV type associated with NP-AFP is of clinical significance because it is regarded as the most virulent neurotropic EV, next to poliovirus, associated with poliomyelitis-like paralytic disease, meningitis, meningoencephalomyelitis, Guillain-Barre syndrome, transeverse myelitis, cerebellar ataxia, opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome, benign intracranial hypertension, brainstem encephalitis (34-36), and frequent epidemics of hand, foot, and mouth disease with substantial illness and death worldwide affecting >500,000 children in the Asia-Pacific region and causing >200 deaths in China during the past decade (37-39).
Track Schedule Sunday, March 21 10:15-11:05 Oncology (301) Journey to the Cen- ter of the Brain: Exploring Adult Intraventricular Tumors Deanna Glass-Macenka, BSN RN CNRN Critical Care (302) Cerebral Hyperper- fusion Syndrome After Carotid Endarterectomy Jonathan Jeble, BSN Pediatric (303) Innovative CSF Biomarkers and Evidence- Based Therapy for Opsoclonus-Myoclonus Syndrome Elizabeth Tare, MN C-FNP Stroke (304) Beyond TPA-- Raising the Bar in Stroke Management Mary Amatangelo, MS ACNP- BC CCRN; Linda Bresette, MSN NP, Mary Guanci MSN CNS; Teresa Vanderboom, MS NP 11:15 am-12:05 pm Oncology (305) Long-Term Effects of Childhood Brain Tumors: Multiple Treatment Seque- lae in a Single Case Study Jean Arzbaecher, MS APN RN Critical Care (306) Now or Later?
Opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome as a paraneoplastic manifestation of renal cell carcinoma: a case report and review of the literature.
Guillain Barre syndrome, myocardial dilatation, exacerbation of JC virus progressive multifocal leucoencephalopathy, leprosy, Kaposi's sarcoma, cytomegalovirus, Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP), opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome, toxoplasmosis and other entities have been reported in adults and in children.
Liz Tate is a UCLA-trained Nurse Practitioner who has worked for 19 years on bettering the lives of children with opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome, a rare orphan disease.