Misc Paraneoplastic

Opsoclonus-myoclonus (OM)

  • OM was first described in children with neuroblastoma
  • 5% ARE ASSOCIATED WITH CNACER
  • Opsoclonus-myoclonus antedates the discovery of neuorblastoma
  • Any child who develops OM needs a search for underlying neuroblastoma
  • Successful treatment of the neuroblastoma may be associated with better neurologic outcome.
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