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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Seoul National University Bundang Hospital (SNUBH) Case: Unexplained Opsoclonus Myoclonus Ataxia (Rapid involuntary eye movement and muscle twitch and body imbalance)
On April 24th, 2013, Baby Jonathan "Tell" was diagnosed with Opsoclonus Myoclonus Ataxia Syndrome (OMS) at the young age of 20 months old.