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Descriptor in English: Synkinesis
Descriptor in Spanish: Sincinesia
Descriptor in Portuguese: Sincinesia
Descriptor in French: Syncinésie
Entry term(s): Synkineses
Tree number(s): C10.597.350.675
C23.888.592.350.675
Scope note: An involuntary movement accompanying a volitional movement. It often refers to facial movements that accompany FACIAL PARALYSIS.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
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
History Note: 2005
DeCS UI: 38635
Descriptor UI: D046608
Date Established: 2005/01/01
Date of Entry: 2004/07/07
Synkinesis - Preferred
Concept UI M0454922
Scope note An involuntary movement accompanying a volitional movement. It often refers to facial movements that accompany FACIAL PARALYSIS.
Preferred term Synkinesis
Entry term(s) Synkineses



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