double athetosis

dou·ble ath·e·to·sis

a type of cerebral palsy manifesting predominantly as bilateral involuntary movements, beginning about age 3 years and preceded by generalized hypotonia and delayed motor development; has various causes, including kernicterus and birth hypoxia.
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Cécile, 1875-1962 and Oskar, 1870-1959, German neurologists.
Vogt syndrome - a type of cerebral palsy. Synonym(s): double athetosis
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