athetosis

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a continuous succession of slow, writhing, involuntary movements of the hands and feet and other body parts

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presents severe dystonic CP (abrupt changes in tone ranging from hyper to hypo) with an athetoid component (presence of involuntary movement).
Athetoid Cerebral palsy induces involuntary trunk movements leading to stress related spine disorders.
In contrast, athetoid CP is characterised by slow uncontrolled movements and affects the muscles used to produce speech.
Both the neurology notes and psychiatry notes clearly stated that no athetoid movements were noted on examination.
Extreme Myopia, deafness, scrofula, dyspepsia, emphysema, chronic bronchitis, gout, dropsy, stroke, athetoid cerebral palsy (Keynes 1995), Sydenham's chorea.
At a hearing in Christchurch in November 2013, the tribunal heard that Ms A, who was 23, was born with athetoid cerebral palsy and suffered epilepsy.
Natasha Lambert, 16, has athetoid cerebral palsy, which affects her limbs and means she has to use a wheelchair.
Clothing firm Boden recently used 8-year-old Holly Greenhow, who suffers from athetoid cerebral palsy, in an online ad campaign.
Wheelchair-bound Natasha Lambert was born with athetoid cerebral palsy, which affects her limbs and speech.
Justin was born in 1978 with athetoid cerebral palsy.
6] infants born annually in the US, perhaps 20-40 will develop kernicterus, a permanently disabling condition characterized by athetoid cerebral palsy, severe sensorineural hearing loss, paralysis of upward gaze, and dental dysplasia.
Stubblefield also reminds us that people with severe athetoid cerebral palsy were mistakenly labeled as having profound intellectual impairment.
The child suffered severe birth asphyxia, causing athetoid and spastic cerebral palsy and seizures.
At the 1-month neurobehavioral assessment, completed on the 27th day of life during a home visit, the infant displayed the following clinical signs or symptoms: hypertonicity in the trunk and upper and lower extremities, setting sun sign, tremors, cogwheel movements and athetoid finger posturing, high-pitch cry, and extreme irritability (Table 3).