choreoathetoid cerebral palsy

choreoathetoid cerebral palsy

[kôr′ē·ō·ath′ətoid]
a form of cerebral palsy characterized by choreiform (jerky, ticlike twitching) and athetoid (slow, writhing) movements.
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Owen, who has been a pupil at Birmingham's Foundation for Conductive Education and Sledmere Primary School, in Dudley, is now able to walk despite suffering with choreoathetoid cerebral palsy.
He was diagnosed with choreoathetoid cerebral palsy in 2000.
He is now 21-months old and was recently diagnosed with choreoathetoid cerebral palsy (a form of cerebral palsy characterized by abnormal involuntary body movements).