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Athetosis: Introduction

Athetosis: Involuntary, slow contraction particularly in the hands. See detailed information below for a list of 98 causes of Athetosis, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Athetosis:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Athetosis. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Athetosis: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Athetosis, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Athetosis Treatments

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Athetosis: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Athetosis may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Athetosis

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Athetosis: Deaths

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Causes of Athetosis listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Athetosis as a symptom include:

Definitions of Athetosis:

Ceaseless occurrence of rapid, highly complex jerky movements that appear to be well coordinated but are performed involuntarily.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Detailed list of causes of Athetosis

The list below shows some of the causes of Athetosis mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Athetosis?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Athetosis. Of the 98 causes of Athetosis that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 3 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 5 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 90 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Athetosis:

The following list of conditions have 'Athetosis' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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What are the alternative names for Athetosis:

Chorea, Choreiform movement, Choreoathetoid movements, Choreoathetosis
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Classifications of Athetosis:

Medical Conditions associated with Athetosis:

Muscle contractions (58 causes), Muscle spasms (929 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Seizures (2418 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Spasms (2183 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

Symptoms related to Athetosis:

Muscle contractions (58 causes), Hand constractions, Hand symptoms (2016 causes), Wrist symptoms (37 causes), Grip symptoms, Cerebral palsy, Dyskinesis, Stroke (192 causes), Brain injury

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