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Link: Opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome attributable to West Nile encephalitis: a case report

Opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome is a very rare neurological disorder associated with some viral infections and exceptionally with the West Nile virus.

 

The full article can be found at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4088362/.

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Opsoclonus

Opsoclonus refers to uncontrolled eye movement. Opsoclonus consists of rapid, involuntary, multivectorial (horizontal and vertical), unpredictable, conjugate fast eye movements without intersaccadic intervals. It is also referred to as saccadomania or reflexive saccade. The movements of opsoclonus may have a very small amplitude, appearing as tiny deviations from primary position. – Wikipedia

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