choreoathetosis


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choreoathetosis

 [ko″re-o-ath″ĕ-to´sis]
a condition characterized by choreic and athetoid movements. adj., adj choreoath´etoid.

cho·re·o·ath·e·to·sis

(kōr'ē-ō-ath'ĕ-tō'sis),
Abnormal movements of body of combined choreic and athetoid pattern.
[choreo- + G. athētos, unfixed, + -ōsis, condition]

choreoathetosis

/cho·reo·ath·e·to·sis/ (-ath″ĕ-to´-sis) a condition characterized by choreic and athetoid movements.choreoathetot´ic

choreoathetosis

(kôr′ē-ō-ăth′ĭ-tō′sĭs)
n.
A condition marked by abnormal movements of the body that have a combined choreic and athetoid pattern.

choreoathetosis

[kôr′ē·ō·ath′ətō′sis]
Etymology: Gk, choreia, dance, athetos, not fixed
irregular involuntary movements that may involve the face, neck, trunk, extremities, or respiratory muscles, giving an appearance of restlessness. The writhing movements may vary from subtle to wild and ballistic and are commonly associated with administration of levodopa in parkinsonism. Levodopa-induced involuntary movement (dyskinesia) occurs most commonly 1 to 3 hours after administration of the drug.

choreoathetosis

Neurology Involuntary slow, twisting, aimless muscle movements

cho·re·o·ath·e·to·sis

(kōr'ē-ō-ath-ĕ-tō'sis)
Abnormal movements of body of combined choreic and athetoid pattern.
[choreo- + G. athētos, unfixed, + -ōsis, condition]
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Choreoathetosis after herpes simplex encephalitis with basal ganglia involvement on MRI.
The hospital consultant was certain Tomas was showing signs of suffering from a neuro muscular movement disorder called Intermediate Non Kinesigenic Paroxysmal Dystonic Choreoathetosis, and that this was causing the muscular spasms Tomas was suffering with daily.
Type II pyrethroids have a cyano group at the CX-carbon of the 3-phenoxybenzyl alcohol moiety and produce an acute, high-dose syndrome consisting of hypersensitivity, salivation, choreoathetosis, and clonic seizures (CS syndrome) (Soderlund et al.
Other symptoms of intoxication include mydriasis, cycloplegia, hot flashes, warm and dry skin, dry mouth, urinary retention, tachycardia, hyper or hypotension, delirium, jerky and/or myoclonic movements, choreoathetosis, hyperthermia, coma, respiratory arrest, CNS stimulation followed by depression and in rare cases even seizures.
Hemiplegia as an initial manifestation of JE is an unusual phenomenon and symptoms like tremors, rigidity, thick slurred speech may be initial features, but more frequently, choreoathetosis and other extra pyramidal signs become evident in the second week of illness (1).
Other findings associated with AT include choreoathetosis, oculomotor apraxia, dysarthria, hypoplastic or absent thymus, increased or decreased skin pigmentation, hypoplastic genitalia, and marked sensitivity to ionizing radiation.
Movement disorders-- 48,56 including choreoathetosis and local muscle spasms, bizarre movements 8.
She continues to experience dysarthrotic speech, buccolingual choreoathetosis with generalized choreoathetosis and intermittent dystonia and ballismus, which affect her gait and fine-motor skills, Dr.
The Ashworth or Modified Ashworth Scale is commonly used by a physical therapist with attention to any uncovered, underlying choreoathetosis, severe weakness or fixed contructures.
Type II compounds contain an [alpha]-cyano group on the phenoxybenzyl moiety, and acute exposures produce a syndrome characterized by choreoathetosis and salivation (CS syndrome).
The 13-year-old from Pantmawr Road, Whitchurch, Cardiff, who attends Ty Hafan Hospice four times a year, needs a specialist wet room attached to his house to help with his rare neurological condition, Intermediate Non Kinesigenic Paroxysmal Dystonic Choreoathetosis.