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Descriptor English: Athetosis
Descriptor Spanish: Atetosis
Descriptor atetosis
Entry term(s) movimientos atetoides
Scope note: Discinesia caracterizada por incapacidad para mantener los dedos de las manos y de los pies, lengua y otras partes del cuerpo en una posición estable, lo que produce movimientos involuntarios continuos, lentos, sinusoidales y fluídos. Esta afección se acompaña con frecuencia de COREA, y entonces se conoce como coreoatetosis. La atetosis puede presentarse como manifestación de ENFERMEDADES DE LOS GANGIOS BASALES o de TOXICIDAD MEDICAMENTOSA del sistema nervioso. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p76)
Descriptor Portuguese: Atetose
Descriptor French: Athétose
Entry term(s): Athetoid Movement
Athetoid Movements
Athetoses
Disease, Hammond
Disease, Hammond's
Diseases, Hammond
Diseases, Hammond's
Hammond Disease
Hammond Diseases
Hammond's Disease
Hammond's Diseases
Hammonds Disease
Movement, Athetoid
Movements, Athetoid
Tree number(s): C10.597.350.110
C23.888.592.350.110
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001264
Scope note: 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)
Annotation: choreoathetosis = CHOREA (IM) + ATHETOSIS (IM)
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS ID: 1272
Unique ID: D001264
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2005/07/13
Athetosis - Preferred
Concept UI M0001905
Scope note 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)
Preferred term Athetosis
Entry term(s) Athetoid Movement
Athetoid Movements
Athetoses
Disease, Hammond
Disease, Hammond's
Diseases, Hammond
Diseases, Hammond's
Hammond Disease
Hammond Diseases
Hammond's Disease
Hammond's Diseases
Hammonds Disease
Movement, Athetoid
Movements, Athetoid



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