"Athetosis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
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)
- Hammond Disease
- Disease, Hammond
- Diseases, Hammond
- Hammond Diseases
- Hammond's Disease
- Disease, Hammond's
- Diseases, Hammond's
- Hammond's Diseases
- Hammonds Disease
- Athetoid Movements
- Athetoid Movement
- Movement, Athetoid
- Movements, Athetoid
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