choreic movement

cho·re·ic move·ment

an involuntary spasmodic twitching or jerking in groups of muscles not associated in the production of definite purposeful movements.

cho·re·ic move·ment

(kōr-ē'ik mūv'mĕnt)
An involuntary spasmodic twitching or jerking in groups of muscles not associated in the production of definite purposeful movements.
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A 64-year-old female patient came with choreic movements that she had noticed one month before she was admitted to the hospital.
The right arm and leg can be moved, but they are somewhat wasted, and are the seat of irregular choreic movements whenever an attempt is made to use the arm or to walk.
Moreover, it is possible to develop choreic movements due to dilatation of moyamoya vessels in the basal ganglia, especially in children, with a regression rate of around 80% after successful revascularization (22).