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Opsoclonus-Myoclonus Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Opsoclonus-Myoclonus Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C04.588.614.550.600
C04.730.856.596
C10.228.758.500
C10.292.562.831
C10.574.781.662
C10.597.350.500.500
C11.590.725
Unique ID
D053578
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D053578
Scope Note
A neurological condition that is characterized by uncontrolled rapid irregular movements of the eye (OPSOCLONUS) and the muscle (MYOCLONUS) causing unsteady, trembling gait. It is also known as dancing eyes-dancing feet syndrome and is often associated with neoplasms, viral infections, or autoimmune disorders involving the nervous system.
Entry Term(s)
Dancing Eyes, Dancing Feet Syndrome
Dancing Eyes-Dancing Feet Syndrome
Kinsbourne Syndrome
Myoclonic Encephalopathy of Infants
Opsoclonus Myoclonus
Opsoclonus Myoclonus Ataxia
Paraneoplastic Opsoclonus-Myoclonus Ataxia
Previous Indexing
Eye Movements (1971-1990)
Myoclonus (1971-2000)
Ocular Motility Disorders (1991-1999)
Paraneoplastic Syndromes, Nervous System (2000-2006)
Public MeSH Note
2007; see PARANEOPLASTIC SYNDROMES, NERVOUS SYSTEM 2000-2006
History Note
2007; use PARANEOPLASTIC SYNDROMES, NERVOUS SYSTEM 2000-2006
Date Established
2007/01/01
Date of Entry
2006/07/05
Revision Date
2011/06/24
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