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Disease Athetosis

Name Athetosis
Synonyms Athetoid Movement | Athetoid Movements | Athetoses | Disease, Hammond | Disease, Hammond's | Diseases, Hammond | Diseases, Hammond's | Hammond Disease | Hammond Diseases | Hammond's Disease | Hammonds Disease | Hammond's Diseases | Movement, Athetoid | Movements, Athetoid
Definition A dyskinesia characterized by an inability to maintain the fingers, toes, tongue, or other body parts in a stable position, resulting in continuous slow, sinusoidal, and flowing involuntary movements. This condition is frequently accompanied by CHOREA, where it is referred to as choreoathetosis. Athetosis may occur as a manifestation of BASAL GANGLIA DISEASES or DRUG TOXICITY. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p76)
Categories Nervous system disease | Signs and symptoms
MeSH® ID D001264

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1. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neurologic Manifestations Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Dyskinesias Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Athetosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesPathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Signs and Symptoms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neurologic Manifestations Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Dyskinesias Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Athetosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Athetosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Choreoathetosis, Familial Inverted
  Choreoathetosis, Hypothyroidism, And Neonatal Respiratory Distress Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Hhhh Syndrome
  INFANTILE CEREBELLAR-RETINAL DEGENERATION Has associated chemicals Has associated genes