The prognosis for opsoclonus myoclonus varies depending on the symptoms and the presence and treatment of tumors. With treatment of the underlying cause of the disorder, there may be an improvement of symptoms. The symptoms sometimes recur without warning. Generally the disorder is not fatal.
Opsoclonus myoclonus is a rare neurological disorder which has characteristics like an unsteady, trembling gait, myoclonus (brief, shock-like muscle spasms) and opsoclonus (irregular, rapid eye movements).read more
Treatment for opsoclonus myoclonus may include corticosteroids or ACTH (adrenocorticotropic hormone) and chemotherapy and other anti-cancer treatments if the patient has tumours.read more