Choreoathetosis

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Choreoathetosis
Classification and external resources
ICD-10 G25.5
ICD-9 333.5
DiseasesDB 16662

Choreoathetosis is the occurrence of involuntary movements in a combination of chorea (irregular migrating contractions) and athetosis (twisting and writhing).

It is caused by many different diseases and agents. It is a symptom of several diseases, including Lesch-Nyhan Syndrome, phenylketonuria, and Huntington disease.

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