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472 Possible Causes for Opsoclonus

  • Paraneoplastic Syndrome

    We present a patient with opsoclonus and diffuse cerebellar signs who had an anti-Ma2 antibody-associated paraneoplastic syndrome secondary to a sarcomatoid mesothelioma.[] […] include the following: Paraneoplastic : Neuroblastoma in children: 50% of children with opsoclonus harbor a neuroblastoma; 2% of children with neuroblastoma have opsoclonus[] Opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome (OMS) Definition : OMS is a type of brainstem encephalitis rather than a type of epilepsy.[]

  • Opsoclonus-Myoclonus Syndrome

    The ataxia can appear in a subacute manner, over several weeks, making the diagnosis more difficult, as opsoclonus usually appears later.[] A 65-year-old woman had the opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome associated with carcinoma of the breast; her myoclonia and opsoclonus did not respond to intravenous diazepam or[] The opsoclonus–myoclonus syndrome is a rare and distinct neurological disorder characterised by rapid multidirectional conjugate eye movements (opsoclonus), myoclonus and[]

  • Paraneoplastic Neurologic Syndrome

    Abstract A 48-year-old man with autoimmune Addison disease developed the following paraneoplastic neurologic syndromes (PNNS): limbic encephalitis, opsoclonus/myoclonus, and[] Koh PS, Raffensperger JG, Berry S, et al. : Long-term outcome in children with opsoclonus-myoclonus and ataxia and coincident neuroblastoma .[] Paraneoplastic Opsoclonus-Myoclonus or Opsoclonus-Ataxia Opsoclonus is a neurological symptom in which the patient’s eyes move rapidly from one direction to another in an[]

  • Childhood Gastric Cancer

    Although rare, some kids with neuroblastoma develop opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome, a condition where the immune system attacks normal nerve tissue.[]

  • Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma

    We report a case of the paraneoplastic opsoclonus-myoclonus ataxia syndrome in a patient with non-small cell lung carcinoma, which represents a highly unusual association.[]

  • Neuroblastoma

    Solomon GE, Chutorian AM (1968) Opsoclonus and occult neuroblastoma. N Engl J Med 279:475–477 PubMed Google Scholar 10.[] AIM: We present a new and unique association of opsoclonus-myoclonus-ataxia syndrome with neuroblastoma and type 1 diabetes mellitus.[] An association between neuroblastoma and opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome (OMS) was described as early as 1927 within the first report on the transformation of malignant neuroblastoma[]

  • Myoclonic Jerking

    […] called opsoclonus.[] Opsoclonus-Myoclonus Syndrome This is a rare condition in which there are brief, sudden muscle spasms in addition to irregular eye movements called opsoclonus.[] (eg. myoclonic jerks of 1/2 the face ( "hemifacial spasm"), or when the eyes are affected ("Opsoclonus").[]

  • Diazinon Poisoning

    A 52 year old man developed a supranuclear gaze palsy and opsoclonus after Diazinon poisoning.[] Transient opsoclonus in organophosphate poisoning. Acta Neurol Scand 1992 ; 86 : 529 –31. Pullicino P , Aquilina J. Opsoclonus in organophosphate poisoning.[] Supranuclear gaze palsy and opsoclonus after Diazinon poisoning. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2003;74:677–679. PubMed CrossRef Google Scholar (29).[]

  • GLUT1 Deficiency Syndrome

    These movements can be distinguished from opsoclonus by the presence of a clear intermovement fixation interval and the association of a same-direction head movement.[] The eye movements of Glut1DS have been described as opsoclonus.[] Due to the abnormal eye movements, at age 27 months the patient was investigated for a possible diagnosis of opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome.[]

  • Nystagmus

    […] voluntary nystagmus under a number of stimulus conditions showed that it resembles pendular nystagmus in waveform, and certain ocular oscillations, such as ocular flutter and opsoclonus[]

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