choreiform


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choreiform

 [ko-re´ĭ-form]
resembling chorea.

cho·re·oid

(kōr'ē-oyd),
Resembling chorea.
Synonym(s): choreiform

cho·re·oid

(kōr'ē-oyd)
Resembling chorea.
Synonym(s): choreiform.

choreiform

Resembling CHOREA.
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There were no further occurrences of choreiform movements.
The choreiform movements can be worsened by stress factors, such as anxiety [15] which is another frequent psychiatric symptom of HD which she had complained of.
The findings during his neurological examination were as follows: he had dysarthria and choreiform movements in all four extremities, the body, and in the oromandibular region; he did not have deep tendon reflexes in lower extremities; and he had a positive Romberg finding and vibration sensation was reduced in both lower extremities.
Neurologic findings also may be present; these are most often motor or vocal tics, but choreiform movements of the finger, deteriorating penmanship, sleep disruptions, or urinary frequency also may be present.
[3] TD is characterized by abnormal and involuntary movements (such as choreiform, athetoid and rhythmic) on orofacial, extremities, or even truncal region.
Repeated neurological examination of the patient find choreiform movements present at the arms and legs associated with a bilateral extrapyramidal hypertonia.
HD has been characterised by choreiform movements, dystonia, cognitive deficits, and psychiatric problems [14].
Involuntary athetoid [writhing] or choreiform [jerking] movements (lasting at least a few weeks) generally of the tongue, lower face and jaw, and extremities (but sometimes involving the pharyngeal, diaphragmatic, trunk muscles) developing in association with the use of a neuroleptic medication for at least a few months.
Tremor, choreiform movements, dysarthric speech, Parkinsonism, dementia and depressive mood state findings were determined in the neurological examination of the patient, who was started on intravenous Meropenem 2x1gr daily for his infection.
Nonetheless, the newborn was placed with a foster family because his mother had vigilance disorders, aphasia, fluctuating hemiparesia and tetraparesia, convulsions associated with choreiform movements, anxiety, and severe depression.
Bradykinesia, rigidity and seizures along with choreiform movement and CT scan of brain show caudate atrophy.