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 (sĭn′kə-nē′sĭs, -kī-, sĭng′-)
Involuntary movement of muscles or limbs accompanying a voluntary movement.

syn′ki·net′ic (-nĕt′ĭk) adj.
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Then, he was requested to perform the movements slowly and gradually to control abnormal movements, in other words, synkinesis.
This article describes the clinical uses of botulinum toxin to manage spasmodic dysphonia, singer's dystonia, essential vocal tremor, unilateral and bilateral laryngeal synkinesis, paradoxical vocal fold motion, and occupational oromandibular dystonia.
One potential drawback to coaptation of the masseteric nerve to the main trunk of the facial nerve is increased risk of synkinesis.
Table 1: (Reference (8)) Abnormalities associated with Klippel-Feil Syndrome Common abnormalities % Scoliosis 60 Renal abnormalities 35 Sprengel deformity 30 Deafness 30 Synkinesis 20 Congenital heart disease 14
Prognostic factors of synkinesis after Bell's palsy and Ramsay Hunt syndrome.
Matthew Kircher of Loyola University Medical Center is giving patients Botox injections to treat facial nerve disorders that sometimes occur after Bell's palsy, including unwanted facial movements known as synkinesis.
of California San Francisco) present a reference outlining specific techniques for performing injections of botulinum toxins in the head and neck for dystonias like blepharospasm; functional disorders like headaches, salivary gland disorders, and Frey's syndrome; and cosmetic applications like forehead and brow repositioning, periorbital rejuvenation, and treatment of facial paralysis and synkinesis.
Grade II Slight weakness noticeable only on close inspection Complete eye closure with minimal effortSlight asymmetry of smile with maximal effort Synkinesis barely noticeable, contracture, or spasm absent
Synkinesis of the unaffected side in hemifacial spasm after botox injection.
On the 30th day, the magnesium and vitamin B6 supplement was associated with improved behavior, decreased anxiety and aggression, improvement in both large- and small-scale mobility, decreased synkinesis, and increased attention.
The following neuropsychological features that characterize the functions of both the left and right subcortical-frontal regions were studied: dynamic activity parameters (freezing, impulsiveness, inertia, slowness) and parameters of the regulation of fine motor action (tremor, synkinesis, propulsion).