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Opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome

Disease definition

Opsoclonus myoclonus syndrome (OMS) is a rare neuroinflammatory disease of paraneoplastic, parainfectious or idiopathic origin, characterized by opsoclonus, myoclonus, ataxia, and behavioral and sleep disorders.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Ataxo-opso-myoclonus syndrome
    • Dancing eye syndrome
    • Dancing eye-dancing feet syndrome
    • Kinsbourne syndrome
    • OMA syndrome
    • OMS
    • Opsoclonus-myoclonus-ataxia syndrome
    • POMA syndrome
    • Paraneoplastic opsoclonus-myoclonus
    • Paraneoplastic opsoclonus-myoclonus-ataxia syndrome
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Childhood
  • ICD-10: G25.3
  • ICD-11: 9C85.02
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0393626
  • MeSH: D053578
  • GARD: 10009
  • MedDRA: 10053854

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