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Glossary for Slow continuous and twisting involuntary movements

Medical terms related to Slow continuous and twisting involuntary movements or mentioned in this section include:

  • Abnormal rigidity: rigidity describes an increase in muscle tone, leading to a resistance to passive movement throughout the range of motion
  • Athetosis: Involuntary, slow contraction particularly in the hands.
  • Behavioral symptoms: Symptoms of personal behavior.
  • Bilateral chorea: abnormal involuntary movement disorder
  • Brain symptoms: Symptoms affecting the brain
  • Chorea: The occurrence of rapid, jerky, dyskinetic movements that are involuntary
  • Chorea gravidarum: Chorea gravidarum is a specific type of abnormal involuntary movements that occur during pregnancy.
  • Chorea in children: Chorea in children is a condition in which a child experiences a specific type of abnormal involuntary movement.
  • Genetic Disease: Any disease that is handed down to oneself through the chromosomes of ones parents
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Hemiballismus: It is usually characterized by involuntary flinging motions of the extremities. The movements are often violent and have wide amplitudes of motion.
  • Huntington's disease: Inherited disease causing progressive mental deterioration.
  • Involuntary movements: The involuntary movement of the musculoskeletal system
  • Kernicterus: Kernicterus refers to neurological damage (brain damage) resulting from the passageof bilirubin through the immature blood brain barrier in infants. It can occur in jaundiced infants but not all jaundiced infants will develop kernicterus.
  • Movement symptoms: Changes to movement or motor abilities
  • Muscle symptoms: Symptoms affecting the muscles of the body
  • Musculoskeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting muscles or bones of the skeleton.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Neurological symptoms: Any symptoms that are caused by neurological conditions
  • Rheumatic fever: An inflammatory disorder that can occur as a complication of untreated streptococcal bacterial infection such as strep throat or scarlet fever. The condition may affect the brain, skin, heart and joints.
  • Syndenham's chorea: Brain disease causing involuntary movements or spasms.
  • Vascular lesions:

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