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Ocular neuromyotonia in a 15-year-old girl after radiation therapy.

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A 15-year-old girl, previously treated with radiation, chemotherapy, and surgery for a posterior fossa medulloblastoma and parasellar metastasis at age 8, presented with a 10-month history of episodic horizontal diplopia. She was diagnosed with ocular neuromyotonia and successfully treated with oral carbamazepine. Given the strong association between peripheral neuromyotonia and the presence of autoimmune antivoltage-gated potassium channels, the patient's blood was tested and found negative ...

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de Saint Sardos, A More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
Aroichane, M More by this author
Ospina, LH More by this author
Journal:
Journal of AAPOS : the official publication of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus / American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Volume:
12
Issue:
6
Pages:
616-617
Publication date:
2008-12-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1528-3933
ISSN:
1091-8531
URN:
uuid:51d9c170-149a-4122-9f6e-b7001648fdd2
Source identifiers:
243379
Local pid:
pubs:243379

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