The association between neuroblastoma and opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome: a historical review

@article{Rothenberg2009TheAB,
  title={The association between neuroblastoma and opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome: a historical review},
  author={Alexis B. Rothenberg and W. Berdon and G. J. D'angio and D. Yamashiro and R. Cowles},
  journal={Pediatric Radiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={39},
  pages={723-726}
}
  • Alexis B. Rothenberg, W. Berdon, +2 authors R. Cowles
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • Pediatric Radiology
  • An association between neuroblastoma and opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome (OMS) was described as early as 1927 within the first report on the transformation of malignant neuroblastoma to a benign ganglioneuroma. It was not recognized at that time nor was it appreciated in the subsequent follow-up report on the same patient in 1959. Myoclonic encephalopathy of infancy, an alternative name for OMS, was described by a pediatric neurologist in 1962; however, its connection to neuroblastoma was not… CONTINUE READING
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