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A 33-year-old male asked:

what is the definition or description of: slow movement?

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Dr. Mason Gasper
Neurology 21 years experience
Neuro causes of slow: With Parkinsonism, slowed movements include slow blink rate, slow disorganized finger or toe tapping, and overall reduction in reaction time. Slowed movements can occur with multiple sclerosis, stroke, brain trauma due to delays between brain initiating of movement acid actual movement. Can be measured by timed "up and go" test.

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What is global hypokinesia septal akinesia?

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Dr. Alon Seifan
Neurology 13 years experience
Heart: These are words used to describe the motion of the heart when it is looked at under ultrasound. Global hypokinesia means the entire heart is not moving as much as it should when it beats. Septal akinesia means that the wall ofheart muscle that divides the chamber is not moving at all. This usually comes from a previous heart attack.
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Whats posterobasal akinesia?

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Dr. Prem Gupta
neurology 48 years experience
Motionless heart wal: It is finding in reading echocardiogram showing lack of motion of back and bottom part of heart wall. Discuss with your ordering physician.
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A 28-year-old male asked:

What is the definition or description of: akinesia?

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Dr. Beth Howell
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Freezing in place: A loss of ability to move, freezing in place. This is often seen in parkinson's disease. The person wants to move, but the signal is not getting through to the part of the brain that makes the movement happen.
A 44-year-old member asked:

What is apico-septal akinesia?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Akinesia: Lack of wall motion in systole of the part of the IV septum adjacent to the lv apex.
A 46-year-old member asked:

Hi doctors, can you tell me what is posterobasal akinesia?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Posterobasal Akinesi: Lack of movement of bottom & back of heart wall as seen on Echocardiogram.

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