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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1 Of them, 75% or more of such infants died and 80% of affected survivors were reported to have bilateral choreoathetosis with involuntary muscle spasms, and other neurodevelopmental abnormalities, such as sensorineural hearing loss, hypotonia, tremors, ballismus, delayed motor skills, and rarely, intellectual deficit.
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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.
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Kernicterus has also been used to refer to the neurologic sequelae in survivors, including choreoathetosis, asymmetric spasticity, paresis of upward gaze, and neurogenic hearing loss (13-15).