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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
Abnormality of central motor conduction +   
Abnormality of coordination +   
Abnormality of extrapyramidal motor function +   
Alien limb phenomenon  
Apraxia +   
Athetosis +   
A slow, continuous, involuntary writhing movement that prevents maintenance of a stable posture. Athetosis involves continuous smooth movements that appear random and are not composed of recognizable sub-movements or movement fragments. In contrast to chorea, in athetosis, the same regions of the body are repeatedly involved. Athetosis may worsen with attempts at movement of posture, but athetosis can also occur at rest.
Cerebral palsy +   
Chorea +   
Chvostek sign  
Clonus +   
Fasciculations +   
Involuntary movements +   
Myoclonus +   
Paralysis +   
Paroxysmal dyskinesia  
Self-mutilation of tongue and lips due to involuntary movements  
Torticollis +   
Tremor +   
Upper motor neuron dysfunction +   
 Choreoathetosis +   

Exact Synonyms: Athetoid movements ;   Involuntary writhing movements ;   Involuntary writhing movements in fingers, hands, toes, and feet
Alternate IDs: HP:0007167 ;   HP:0007316
Xrefs: MESH:D001264 ;   SNOMEDCT_US:44913001 ;   SNOMEDCT_US:58593005 ;   UMLS:C0004158 ;   UMLS:C1845265
Definition Sources:, PMID:20589866

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