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What is the definition of Opsoclonus-Myoclonus Syndrome?
Opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome (OMS) is a rare disorder that affects the nervous system. Symptoms include rapid, multi-directional eye movements (opsoclonus), quick, involuntary muscle jerks (myoclonus), uncoordinated movement (ataxia), irritability, and sleep disturbance. The disease may become chronic.
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What are the alternative names for Opsoclonus-Myoclonus Syndrome?
  • Opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome
  • Ataxo-opso-myoclonus syndrome
  • Dancing eye syndrome
  • Dancing eye-dancing feet syndrome
  • Kinsbourne syndrome
  • OMA syndrome
  • OMS
  • Opsoclonus myoclonus syndrome
  • Opsoclonus-myoclonus-ataxia syndrome
  • POMA syndrome
  • Paraneoplastic opsoclonus-myoclonus
  • Paraneoplastic opsoclonus-myoclonus-ataxia syndrome
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What are the latest Opsoclonus-Myoclonus Syndrome Clinical Trials?
High-Dose Immunosuppressive Therapy Using Carmustine, Etoposide, Cytarabine, and Melphalan (BEAM) + Thymoglobulin Followed by Syngeneic or Autologous Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation for Patients With Autoimmune Neurologic Diseases
Summary: This phase II trial studies the side effects and how well carmustine, etoposide, cytarabine and melphalan together with antithymocyte globulin before a peripheral blood stem cell transplant works in treating patients with autoimmune neurologic disease that did not respond to previous therapy. In autoimmune neurological diseases, the patient's own immune system 'attacks' the nervous system which mi...
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A Pilot Study Randomized Trial of Intravenous Gammaglobulin Therapy for Patients With Neuroblastoma Associated Opsoclonus-Myoclonus-Ataxia Syndrome Treated With Chemotherapy and Prednisone
Summary: This randomized phase III trial is studying cyclophosphamide, prednisone, and immunoglobulin to see how well they work compared to cyclophosphamide and prednisone alone in treating patients with abnormal eye and trunk muscle movements (known as opsoclonus myoclonus ataxia) associated with neuroblastoma. Drugs used in chemotherapy work in different ways to stop tumor cells from dividing so they sto...
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Published Date: May 02, 2022
Published By: Genetic and Rare Diseases Informnation Center

What are the Latest Advances for Opsoclonus-Myoclonus Syndrome?
Breast cancer-associated opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome: a case report.
Summary: Breast cancer-associated opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome: a case report.
Increased Prevalence of Familial Autoimmune Disease in Children With Opsoclonus-Myoclonus Syndrome.
Summary: Increased Prevalence of Familial Autoimmune Disease in Children With Opsoclonus-Myoclonus Syndrome.
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Opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome with severe clinical course and beneficial outcome: A case report.
Summary: Opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome with severe clinical course and beneficial outcome: A case report.