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Congenital choreoathetosis

Congenital choreoathetosis --> double athetosis

a type of cerebral palsy manifested predominantly as bilateral involuntary movements, beginning at about the age of 3 years, and preceded by generalised hypertonia and delayed motor development. Due to various causes, including kernicterus and birth hypoxia.

Synonym: congenital choreoathetosis, double congenital athetosis, vogt syndrome.


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