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CASE DISCUSSION: Treatment Challenges in Opsoclonus Myoclonus Ataxia Syndrome
In the second YEPNS Case Discussion Webinar we will talk about a rare autoimmune condition - Opsoclonus myoclonus ataxia syndrome (OMAS) and its Treatment Challenges. The onset of OMAS is usually abrupt, often severe, and it can become a chronic condition. OMAS typically occurs in association with tumors (neuroblastoma), or following a viral or bacterial infection. We will present two similar clinical cases with different outcomes, we will discuss about the prognosis, treatment strategies, prognostic features and long-term outcomes. We have prepared few good questions to our Senior Mentor. Are you also interested in these clinical challenges? Join us!

Oct 27, 2021 04:00 PM in London

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Rinze Neuteboom
Dr @Department of Neurology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
In 2001, obtained medical degree and started residency in Neurology at the Erasmus MC University Medical Centre in Rotterdam (head: prof. Koudstaal, later prof. Sillevis Smitt). From 2003 combined residency with research on pregnancy and MS and demyelinating diseases in childhood with prof. Hintzen, prof. Laman and dr. Catsman-Berrevoets, resulting in my PhD degree in 2012. Since 2010 I have been working as a neurologist at the department of Neurology at the Erasmus MC University Medical Centre Rotterdam (head: prof. Sillevis Smitt), attending a clinical fellowship in pediatric neurology with prof. Arts. Since 2011 I have been working as a pediatric neurologist in the Sophia children’s hospital, with special interest in neuro-inflammatory diseases and refractory epilepsy in childhood. Currently, I am the director of the national pediatric MS center and pediatric neuro-immunology clinic (NFU certified) and head of the department of pediatric neurology.
Dace Seile
Dr @Department of Paediatric Neurology, Children's Clinical University Hospital, Riga, Latvia
In the year of 2019, I graduated from Riga Stradiņš university in Latvia and received a medical degree. In the same year I started my studies in residency studies as a pediatric neurologist in Children’s Clinical University hospital of Latvia. Currently I am a second-year resident in pediatric neurology. Also, I worked in the Department of Pharmacology as an assistant lecturer and now I keep doing guest lectures for the Department of Pharmacology. I have special interest in such topics as autoimmune neurological disorders and psychopharmacology.
Lelde Liepina
Dr @Children’s Clinical University Hospital, Department of Paediatric Neurology and Neurosurgery, Riga, Latvia