Dancing eyes, dancing feet: Opsoclonus-myoclonus in an 18-month-old child with neuroblastoma

Oluwakemi Bukola Badaki, Emily S. Schapiro

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Abstract

Opsoclonus-myoclonus-ataxia syndrome is a rare disorder frequently associated with neuroblastoma in pediatric patients. We present the case of an 18-month-old child with symptoms classic of the syndrome and review the current literature with the aim of aiding the clinician in the recognition and early management of this disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)885-888
Number of pages4
JournalPediatric emergency care
Volume23
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2007
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Ataxia
  • Kinsbourne syndrome
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Opsoclonus-myoclonus
  • Paraneoplastic syndrome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Emergency Medicine

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