Medical Dictionary: Myoclonic Encephalopathy of Infants


advertisement
Medical dictionaries: Medical dictionary, Medical malpractice dictionary, Medical Acronymns/Abbreviations
Myoclonic Encephalopathy of Infants: Another name for Opsoclonus Myoclonus.
Myoclonic Encephalopathy of Infants (condition): Condition with involuntary muscle and eye movement.

Myoclonic Encephalopathy of Infants: Opsoclonus myoclonus is a rare neurological disorder characterized by unsteady gait, intention tremor (rhythmic, involuntary motions of the limbs during voluntary movements), myoclonus (brief, shock-like muscle spasms), and opsoclonus (irregular, rapid, horizontal and vertical eye movements). 1

More information on medical condition: Opsoclonus Myoclonus:



Footnotes:
1. excerpt from NINDS Opsoclonus Myoclonus Information Page: NINDS

Medical Tools & Articles:


Next articles:

Medical Articles:
 
 
CureResearch.comTM Copyright © 2010 Health Grades, Inc. All rights reserved.
Home | Contents | Search | Site Map | Feedback | Contact Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | About Us | Advertise