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262 Possible Causes for Choreoathetoid Movements

  • Acute Amphetamine Intoxication

    movements, anorexia, delirium, seizures, coma other sympathetic mydriasis, diaphoresis, tremor, tachypnoea pulmonary non-cardiogenic pulmonary oedema / ARDS GIT hepatitis[] Acute Complications - Neurological Movement disorders - Increased muscle tone or repetitive movements e.g. bruxism/choreoathetoid movement - Treat with PO/VIV benzodiazepines[] movements, tics and Tourette syndrome in predisposed individuals... very-rarely angle-closure glaucoma;” In overdose situations the BNF advises “These cause wakefulness,[]

  • Parkinson's Disease

    Abstract Background: Parkinson's disease (PD) is a common neurodegenerative disorder. Epidemiological studies on the incidence of PD are important to better understand the risk factors for PD and determine the condition's natural history. Objective: This systematic review and meta-analysis examine the incidence[…][]

  • Parkinson's Disease Type 3

    Parkinson's disease type 3 (PD3) is a form of Parkinson's disease that is inherited in an autosomal dominant manner. The underlying mutation has not yet been identified, but PD3 has been related to a 2.5 Mb-locus on the short arm of chromosome 2. To date, PD3 has been diagnosed in distinct families in Europe and[…][]

  • Hemiballismus

    A 68-year-old woman with poorly controlled diabetes mellitus presented to the emergency department with choreoathetoid movements affecting the upper and lower left limbs.[] CASE REPORT: A 45-year-old woman presented with choreoathetoid movements of the right upper limb, persistent vomiting and generalized body weakness.[]

  • Cerebral Palsy

    Patients with non- spastic cerebral palsy present with dysarthria and abnormal involuntary movements (choreoathetoid, dystonic, or ataxic ) that worsen with stress.[] Dyskinetic (also called either dystonic or choreoathetoid): where there are uncontrolled, involuntary movements.[] Choreoathetoid (sometimes referred as athetoid) cerebral palsy is associated with abnormal, uncontrollable, writhing movements of the arms and/or legs.[]

  • Chorea Gravidarum

    She had bilateral choreoathetoid, purposeless, irregular, jerky movements in her upper limbs.[] Video 1 Demonstration of choreic movements in a case of chorea gravidarum. On examination, the tongue was darting even at rest without patient being able to control it.[]

  • Hallervorden-Spatz Syndrome

    movements, dysarthria, and progressive mental deterioration.[] Choreoathetoid writhing movements, stuttering, dysphagia, muscle rigidity, and intermittent dystonia are prominent features. Seizures are uncommon.[] […] marked reduction in the number of myelin sheaths of the globus pallidus and substantia nigra, with accumulations of iron pigment, progressive rigidity beginning in the legs, choreoathetoid[]

  • Huntington's Disease

    Involuntary movements are usually not seen in FTD.Two patients with involuntary choreoathetoid movements but otherwise presenting a bv-FTD-phenotype were referred and Huntington's[] Huntington disease is clinically characterized by progressive unintentional choreoathetoid movements, subcortical type dementia, behavioral changes, and psychosis which starts[] One year later, choreoathetoid involuntary movements became apparent.[]

  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    Zheng Xue (薛 峥) Xuezhen Wang (王雪贞) Fei Liu (刘 菲) Shaoxian Hu (胡绍先) Suiqiang Zhu (朱遂强) Suming Zhang (张苏明) Bitao Bu (卜碧涛) Article First Online: 18 February 2009 Summary In order to better understand the clinical manifestation of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) with intracranial hypertension syndrome (IHS), we[…][]

  • Lupus Encephalitis

    Lupus cerebritis is an inflammatory neurological condition secondary to systemic lupus erythematosus and is characterized by several neuropsychiatric manifestations. The diagnosis of lupus cerebritis can be challenging as there are no specific diagnostic tests. Therefore, the work up depends upon excluding other[…][]

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