hemiballism


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hem·i·bal·lism

n. hemibalismo, lesión en el cerebro que afecta a la mitad del cuerpo con movimientos involuntarios rápidos sin coordinación, esp. en las extremidades superiores.
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He reported the case of a 57year-old woman with hemiballism that resolved as the blood glucose levels were normalized [2].
Hemiballism with hyperglycemia and striatal T1-MRI hyperintensity: an autopsy report.
V Papantchev et al3 has established that if there is no blood flow through PCA, patient may suffer from visual, endocrine or vegetative disturbances, hemiballism, decrease level of consciousness, impaired coordination, hemiplagia, hemianasthesia etc in cases of disturbances of any of those arterial system.