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Opsoclonus-Myoclonus Syndrome


Synonyms of Opsoclonus-Myoclonus Syndrome
  • Dancing Eyes-Dancing Feet
  • Kinsbourne Syndrome
  • Myoclonic Encephalopathy, Kinsbourne Type
  • Opsoclonic Encephalopathy

Disorder Subdivisions



    General Discussion
    Opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome is a rare movement disorder. It is characterized by associated ocular, behavioral, sleep, and language disturbances. The onset is usually abrupt, often severe, and can become chronic.

    Organizations related to Opsoclonus-Myoclonus Syndrome
    • Dancing Eye Syndrome Support Trust
      78 Quantock Road
      West Sussex Intl BN13 2HQ
      Phone #: 019-03 -532383
      800 #: --
      e-mail: support@dancingeyes.org.uk
      Home page: http://www.dancingeyes.org.uk
    • MUMS (Mothers United for Moral Support, Inc) National Parent-to-Parent Network
      150 Custer Court
      Green Bay WI 54301-1243
      Phone #: 920-336-5333
      800 #: 877-336-5333
      e-mail: mums@netnet.net
      Home page: http://www.netnet.net/mums/
    • National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
      31 Center Drive
      Bethesda MD 20892-2540
      Phone #: 301-496-5751
      800 #: 800-352-9424
      e-mail: braininfo@ninds.nih.gov
      Home page: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/
    • National Pediatric Myoclonus Center
      SIU School of Medicine
      Springfield IL 62794-9643
      Phone #: 217-545-7635
      800 #: --
      e-mail: oms@siumed.edu
      Home page: http://www.omsusa.org
    • Opsoclonus-Myoclonus Support Network, Inc.
      4616 Brookwood St. NE
      Albuquerque NM 87109
      Phone #: 505-881-2285
      800 #: --
      e-mail: sandragreenberg@hotmail.com
      Home page: www.geocities.com/opso-myoclonus



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