choreiform


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choreiform

(kəˈriːɪˌfɔːm)
adj
resembling the signs and indications of chorea
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FDA-approved treatments finally arrived in 2017, but the recognition of the abnormal oro-buccolingual or facial choreiform movements remain low (and the use of the Abnormal Involuntary Movement Scale to screen for TD has faded since second-generation antipsychotics were introduced).
Her neurological status was predominated by choreiform movements, along with discrete weakness of the left hand, atypical left plantar response, and dysmetria of the left hand.
Keywords: Choreiform movement disorder, epilepsy, neuroacanthocytosis, neuropathy
Neurologic findings also may be present; these are most often motor or vocal tics, but choreiform movements of the finger, deteriorating penmanship, sleep disruptions, or urinary frequency also may be present.
3] TD is characterized by abnormal and involuntary movements (such as choreiform, athetoid and rhythmic) on orofacial, extremities, or even truncal region.
Thalamic stimulation for choreiform movement disorders in children.
Involuntary athetoid [writhing] or choreiform [jerking] movements (lasting at least a few weeks) generally of the tongue, lower face and jaw, and extremities (but sometimes involving the pharyngeal, diaphragmatic, trunk muscles) developing in association with the use of a neuroleptic medication for at least a few months.
Tremor, choreiform movements, dysarthric speech, Parkinsonism, dementia and depressive mood state findings were determined in the neurological examination of the patient, who was started on intravenous Meropenem 2x1gr daily for his infection.
Nonetheless, the newborn was placed with a foster family because his mother had vigilance disorders, aphasia, fluctuating hemiparesia and tetraparesia, convulsions associated with choreiform movements, anxiety, and severe depression.
Bradykinesia, rigidity and seizures along with choreiform movement and CT scan of brain show caudate atrophy.
His examination showed confusion and severe-generalized choreiform movements.
Mrs J was visited and found to display the typical choreiform movements of HD.