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Descriptor English:   Athetosis 
Descriptor Spanish:   Atetosis 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Atetose 
Synonyms English:   Hammond Disease
Hammond's Disease
Athetoid Movement
Athetoses
Disease, Hammond
Disease, Hammond's
Diseases, Hammond
Diseases, Hammond's
Hammond Diseases
Hammond's Diseases
Hammonds Disease
Movement, Athetoid
Movements, Athetoid
Athetoid Movements  
Tree Number:   C10.597.350.110
C23.888.592.350.110
Definition English:   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) 
Indexing Annotation English:   choreoathetosis = CHOREA (IM) + ATHETOSIS (IM)
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   1272 
Unique Identifier:   D001264 

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