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Dancing eyes-dancing feet syndrome


Other Names for this Disease

  • Infantile polymyoclonus
  • Kinsbourne syndrome
  • OMS
  • Opsoclonus myoclonus syndrome
  • Polymyoclonus infantile
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Treatment

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How might dancing eyes-dancing feet syndrome be treated?

Treatment for dancing eyes-dancing feet syndrome may include corticosteroids or ACTH (adrenocorticotropic hormone), human intravenous immunoglobulins (IVIG), or immunosuppressive agents.[1][2] In cases where there is a tumor present, treatment such as chemotherapy, surgery, or radiation may be required.[1] In many cases, a combination of the above yields the best result.
Last updated: 11/2/2009

References
  1. NINDS Opsoclonus Myoclonus Information Page. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). 2007; http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/opsoclonus_myoclonus/opsoclonus_myoclonus.htm. Accessed 11/2/2009.
  2. Pranzatelli MR. What is the Opsoclonus-Myoclonus Syndrome?. Opsoclonus-Myoclonus U.S.A. And International web site. http://www.omsusa.org/pranzatelli-Brochure1.htm. Accessed 11/2/2009.


Clinical Trials & Research for this Disease

  • ClinicalTrials.gov lists trials that are studying or have studied Dancing eyes-dancing feet syndrome. Click on the link to go to ClinicalTrials.gov to read descriptions of these studies.
Other Names for this Disease
  • Infantile polymyoclonus
  • Kinsbourne syndrome
  • OMS
  • Opsoclonus myoclonus syndrome
  • Polymyoclonus infantile
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.