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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 373-377

Neuroblastoma presenting as opsoclonus-myoclonus: A series of six cases and review of literature


1 Department of Pediatrics, All Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Pediatric Surgery, All Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
3 Department of Radiodiagnosis, All Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Jagdish P Meena
Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Room No. 3058, Teaching Block, New Delhi
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/1817-1745.199462

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The opsoclonus-myoclonus ataxia syndrome (OMAS) also called “Kinsbourne syndrome” or “dancing eye syndrome” is a rare but serious disorder characterized by opsoclonus, myoclonus, and ataxia, along with extreme irritability and behavioural changes. Data on its epidemiology, clinical features, and outcome are limited worldwide. The aim of the study was to evaluate the clinical profile and outcome of children with OMAS. A retrospective data of all children presented to Pediatric oncology clinic with a diagnosis of opsoclonus-myoclonus from 2013 to 2016 were collected. 6 patients with a diagnosis of OMAS were presented over a 4-year period. All 6 cases had paraneoplastic etiology. All Children had good outcome without any relapse. Paraneoplastic opsoclonus myoclonus had a good outcome in our experience.






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