TITLE

Parainfectious opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome: high dose intravenous immunoglobulins are effective

AUTHOR(S)
Glatz, K.; Meinck, H.-M.; Wildemann, B.
PUB. DATE
February 2003
SOURCE
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Feb2003, Vol. 74 Issue 2, p279
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
case study
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case study on the use of high dosage of intravenous immunoglobulins in opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome(OMS). OMS is a rare neuro-ophthalmical disorder that affects children more often than adults. A few days after recovery from flu-like symptoms a 36-year-old computer specialist experienced subacute evolution of jerking involving his arms and legs that exacerbated while moving his limbs. His gait became increasingly unsteady. He noticed visual instability and reported severe oscillopsia interfering with reading.
ACCESSION #
13038257

 

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