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Athetosis

"Athetosis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A dyskinesia characterized by an inability to maintain the fingers, toes, tongue, or other body parts in a stable position, resulting in continuous slow, sinusoidal, and flowing involuntary movements. This condition is frequently accompanied by CHOREA, where it is referred to as choreoathetosis. Athetosis may occur as a manifestation of BASAL GANGLIA DISEASES or DRUG TOXICITY. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p76)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Athetosis" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Athetosis" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 10 publications over 10 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 1992 and 1994 and 1997 and 2002 and 2005 and 2006 and 2007 and 2016 and 2018 and 2020
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