dysdiadochokinesia

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dys·di·ad·o·cho·ki·ne·si·a

, dysdiadochocinesia (dis'dī-ad'ō-kō-ki-nē'zē-ă, dis-dī-ad'ō-kō-ki-nē'zē-ă),
Impairment of the ability to perform rapidly alternating movements.
[dys- + G. diadochos, working in turn, + kinēsis, movement]
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dys·di·ad·o·cho·ki·ne·si·a

, dysdiadochocinesia (disdī-adŏ-kō-ki-nēzē-ă, -si-nēzē-ă, dis-dīă-dō-kō-ki-nēzhă)
An impairment in the ability to perform rapid alternating movements of the limbs.
[dys- + G. diadochos, working in turn, + kinēsis, movement]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

dys·di·ad·o·cho·ki·ne·si·a

, dysdiadochocinesia (disdī-adŏ-kō-ki-nēzē-ă, -si-nēzē-ă)
Impairment of the ability to perform rapidly alternating movements.
[dys- + G. diadochos, working in turn, + kinēsis, movement]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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** Klockgether ataxia score [13], for measuring dysarthria, ataxia of walk, stance, upper and lower extremities, dysdiadochokinesis, and intention tremor on a scale from 0 to 5 for each item (0: best, 5: worst).
The patient was confused and exhibited bilateral dysdiadochokinesis. Laboratory investigations yielded the following results: C-reactive protein level 183 mg/L; leukocyte count 4.9 x [10.sup.9]/L; platelet count 23 x [10.sup.9]/L; creatinine 741 [micro]mol/L; sodium 127 mmol/L; aspartate aminotransferase 299 U/L; alanine aminotransferase 156 U/L; [gamma]-glutamyl transpeptidase 160 U/L; pH 7.45; and lactate 4.5 mmol/L.
The clinical examination included a finger-nose test, a heel-knee-shin test, a test for dysdiadochokinesis, the Romberg test, and assessment of gait, general health, and nutritional state, as described in detail previously (24).