Basic Summary for Opsoclonus Myoclonus


Main name of condition: Opsoclonus Myoclonus
Other names or spellings: Kinsbourne syndrome, Myoclonic Encephalopathy of Infants, Dancing Eyes-Dancing Feet Syndrome

What is Opsoclonus Myoclonus?
  Brief description of Opsoclonus Myoclonus: Condition with involuntary muscle and eye movement.
  Parent types of Opsoclonus Myoclonus: Brain conditions
  Organs Affected by Opsoclonus Myoclonus: brain, eyes, legs
How serious is Opsoclonus Myoclonus?
  Prognosis of Opsoclonus Myoclonus: The prognosis for opsoclonus myoclonus varies depending on the symptoms and the presence and treatment of tumors. With treatment of the underlying cause of the disorder, there may be an improvement of symptoms. Spontaneous remissions (unexplained lack of disease activity) may also occur. Generally the disorder is not fatal. 1
What causes Opsoclonus Myoclonus?
  Causes of Opsoclonus Myoclonus: see causes of Opsoclonus Myoclonus
What are the symptoms of Opsoclonus Myoclonus?
  Symptoms of Opsoclonus Myoclonus: see symptoms of Opsoclonus Myoclonus
How is it treated?
  Treatments for Opsoclonus Myoclonus: see treatments for Opsoclonus Myoclonus

1. excerpt from NINDS Opsoclonus Myoclonus Information Page: NINDS

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