Opsoclonus-Myoclonus Syndrome

Gregory L. Holmes

in Pediatric Neurology

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Published in print April 2010 | ISBN: 9780195394580
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322923 | DOI:

Series: What Do I Do Now?

Opsoclonus-Myoclonus Syndrome

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This condition is a paraneoplastic syndrome characterized by ataxia and myoclonus. Opsoclonus is a key to the diagnosis. When diagnosed, it is important to look for an occult neuroblastoma.

Chapter.  928 words. 

Subjects: Neurology

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