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Rare Syndrome Called ‘Dancing Eye’ Detected in Guntur

A one-year-old girl, Navya is diagnosed with an extremely rare syndrome called “Dancing eye” syndrome. She was brought to the hospital by her parents as they suddenly noticed shaky eyes, limbs. Guntur Government Hospital Neurology department head and professor Dr. NV.Sundarachary detected her rare condition and called it ‘Dancing eye’ syndrome, also called Opsoclonus Myoclonus Syndrome or Kinsbourne disease.
The Dancing Eye Syndrome (DES) is so called because of the very abnormal eye movements and correspond with jerky movements which develop in the limbs particularly the arms.
The cause of the condition is not known with certainty but it’s thought to be an auto-immune condition. Other auto-immune diseases include, for example, rheumatoid arthritis, and some cases of inflammation of nerves and muscles, the character of the illness depending upon what tissues are attacked.

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