Dec 01, 2012 · Background Little is known about adult-onset opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome (OMS) outside of individual case reports. Objective To describe adult-onset OMS. Design Review of medical records (January 1, 1990, through December 31, 2011), prospective telephone surveillance, and literature review (January 1, 1967, through December 31, 2011).Cited by: 111. May 11, 2017 · 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.
Opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome (OMS), also known as opsoclonus myoclonus ataxia, is a syndrome that includes opsoclonus along with diffuse or focal body myoclonus and truncal titubation with or without ataxia and other cerebellar signs. Nov 01, 2003 · Adult paraneoplastic opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome associated with antimitochondrial autoantibodies Paraneoplastic opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome (OMS) is a rare complication of cancer characterised by chaotic, synchronous eye movements (opsoclonus), spontaneous muscle jerks (myoclonus), and ataxia.Cited by: 11.
Opsoclonus is one of the most dramatic syndromes in clinical neurology. In many children and adults, opsoclonus occurs as a remote effect of what is otherwise an occult neoplasm. Nearly all children with paraneoplastic opsoclonus have a neuroblastoma. Among adults, carcinoma of the lung or breast is most often associated with paraneoplastic opsoclonus, with reports of a wide variety of other tumors. Opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome (OMS) is an inflammatory neurological disorder, often with paraneoplastic etiology. It is characterized by associated ocular, motor, behavioral, sleep, and language disturbances. The onset is usually abrupt, often severe, and it can become chronic.
Opsoclonus myoclonus syndrome, also known as opsoclonus-myoclonus-ataxia, is a rare neurological disorder of unknown cause which appears to be the result of an autoimmune process involving the nervous system. It is an extremely rare condition, affecting as few as 1 in 10,000,000 people per year. It affects 2 to 3% of children with neuroblastoma and has been reported to occur with celiac Specialty: Neurology. Opsoclonus–myoclonus syndrome in adults is a rare and heterogeneous disorder with the clinical features of opsoclonus, myoclonus, ataxia, and behavioral and sleep disturbances. The pathophysiology is thought to be immunological on the basis of paraneoplastic or infectious etiologies.Cited by: 2.