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Synonyms for akinesia

motionlessness attributable to a temporary paralysis


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She has been in a state of akinetic mutism for 19 years, after nearly drowning at the age of three.
In terms of clinical features, 11 patients had tardive dyskinesia (including 5 with respiratory dyskinesia), 2 had akathisia, 19 had tremor (17 with resting tremor and 6 with asymmetric tremor, alone or in combination), and 3 had akinetic rigidity.
Echocardiography demonstrated a large anteroapical infarct noted by akinetic anteroseptal and anterior walls as well as a dyskinetic apex.
Nonischemic Causes of TIA Symptoms Anticardiolipin-antibody syndrome Anxiety Arrhythmia Arterial dissection Arterial venous malformations Carpal tunnel syndrome Cerebral venous thrombosis Cervical disk disease Compressive neuropathy Conversion disorder Giant aneurysm Hyperviscosity Hypoglycemia Inner-ear dizziness, vertigo, or Meniere's disease Medications sildenafil (Viagra) risperidone (Risperdal) Migraine Neoplasms Neuropathy Ocular disorders Peripheral vascular disease Polycythemia Seizures Akinetic seizure Parietal-lobe epilepsy Focal motor seizures Severe postural hypotension Subacute bacterial endocarditis Subdural hematoma Temporal arteritis Thrombocythemia Transient global amnesia Vasovagal syncope Table 3.
Twenty-five contributions discuss the basal ganglia's function in behavior, psychiatric and cognitive disorders associated with Parkinson's disease and other akinetic rigid syndromes, Huntington's disease, Tourette's syndrome, and Wilson's disease.
Klonopin (Clonazepam) is useful alone or as an adjunct in the treatment of the Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (petit mal variant), akinetic and myoclonic seizures, and, for the treatment of panic disorder, with or without agoraphobia, as defined in DSM-IV.
In order to assess the safety of each treatment tested, the following parameters were considered: (i) an objective examination by a physician; (ii) comments and complaints from the individual subject; (iii) the incidence of side effects; (iv) the volume of ejaculate; (v) the total number of spermatozoids in the whole ejaculate; (vi) the number of spermatozoids in 1 ml of ejaculate; (viii) the percentages of active, inactive, normokinetic, hypokinetic, diskinetic and akinetic spermatozoids; and (ix) the Farris 1 and 2 fertility indices.
Of those that have, all were found to use an akinetic, reinforced skull to push into the soil, powered mostly by contractions of trunk muscles (1-6).
Later, in 2002, I identified additional "Emydoidea hutchchisoni" material from the Miocene (Barstovian) of Nebraska and suggested that "Emydoidea hutchisoni" was akinetic (lacked a movable plastron) because of the presence of well developed plastral buttresses and lack of a hinge line in a well-preserved plastron (University of Nebraska State Museum [UNSM] 117938).
Her akinetic mutism also lacks the necessary condition of reciprocity between the sufferer and her surrogates.
Clonazepam is an anticonvulsant used alone or as an adjunct in the treatment of the Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (petit mal variant) akinetic and myoclonic seizures.
Characteristics of patients with variably protease-sensitive phonopathy whose brain samples were selected for transmission studies * Patient, Age at Disease Clinical signs sex death, duration, and symptoms y mo NL-VV, 57 20 Progressive dementia, M([dagger]) spastic paraplegia, sensorimotor polyneuropathy UK-VV, 59 42 Progressive dementia, F([double emotional and obsessive dagger]) behavior (early), very occasional myoclonus (late) UK-MV, 76 12 Forgetfulness, visuospatial M([section]) perceptual problems, difficulties walking, action tremor, akinetic mutism Patient, Neuropathologic sex features NL-VV, Mild to moderate spongiform change M([dagger]) in basal ganglia, and cerebral and cerebellar cortices.
In the presence of myocardial ischemia, U wave vectors are typically directed away from the akinetic or dyskinetic myocardial segment (1).