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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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Choreoathetosis (Overview)

Choreoathetosis is a condition of dance-like writhing movements that are associated with certain neurological conditions, or as a side effect of certain medications.


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What is this proxy kinesia choreoathetosis?

What is this proxy kinesia choreoathetosis?

? paroxymal?: If you are referring to a very rare condition called paroxysmal kinesiogenic choreoathetosis, it involves provocation of irregular brief involuntary movements over face, trunk, and limbs, provoked by ongoing repetitive exercise, and patients often fall due to the results. Best managed by a neurologist who specializes in movement disorders. ...Read more

Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
3 doctors shared insights

Choreoathetosis (Overview)

Choreoathetosis is a condition of dance-like writhing movements that are associated with certain neurological conditions, or as a side effect of certain medications.


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How do I get rid of hyper pigmintattion?

How do I get rid of hyper pigmintattion?

Hydroquinone: Hyperpigmentation if often caused be inflammation du to injury or infection and the action of the sun. Hydroquinone, and sunscreens can revers the process and improve the hyperpigmentation. ...Read more

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What is proxy dyskinesia choreoathetosis?

What is proxy dyskinesia choreoathetosis?

Movement Disorder: Paroxysmal kinesigenic choreathetosis (PKC) is a hyperkinetic movement disorder characterized by attacks of involuntary movements, which are triggered by sudden voluntary movements. PKC is diagnosed using a strict set of guidelines. The attacks last less than one minute and have a known trigger, usually a sudden voluntary movement. PKC patients have a good response to medication (anticonvulsants) ...Read more

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What is this proxy kinesia choreoathetosis?

? paroxymal?: If you are referring to a very rare condition called paroxysmal kinesiogenic choreoathetosis, it involves provocation of irregular brief involuntary movements over face, trunk, and limbs, provoked by ongoing repetitive exercise, and patients often fall due to the results. Best managed by a neurologist who specializes in movement disorders. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me if there is a treatment for choreoathetosis?

Can someone tell me if there is a treatment for choreoathetosis?

Choreoathetosis: Treatment is symptomatic; 1.Neuroleptics.............such as Seroquel (quetiapine). 2.Dopamine depleting drugs...............Reserpine. 3.GABA-ergic drugs................Klonopin. 4.Minocycline with CoQ10. 5.Steroids. 6.Deep Brain Stimulation. ...Read more

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What is m.R.S.A.?

What is m.R.S.A.?

See below: Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus. It is a bacteria (s. Aureus) that is resistant to methicillin, an antibiotic. This makes it resistant to several other standard antibiotics and also gives it a unique virulence due to its genetics. ...Read more

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Can you die from s.V.T?

Can you die from s.V.T?

Usually not serious: Death from svt must be extremely rare, if ever. It is usually managed as outpatient. ...Read more

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What is sjögren’s syndrome?

What is sjögren’s syndrome?

Dryness arthritis: Typically it is dryness of eyes, mouth, arthritis, swelling of salivary glands. ...Read more

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My b/s is 564 what should I do?

My b/s is 564 what should I do?

Need to seek trtmt: I am not an expert here but having elevated blood sugars this high for too long can be life threatening and lead to permanent organ damage. Could land you in a diabetic coma. You need to seek medical attention with an internist, family practice doc, or endocrinologist to get this under check. ...Read more

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How is sjögren’s formally diagnosed?

How is sjögren’s formally diagnosed?

Several ways: History, physical examination, lab tests for sjogren's antibodies and on occasion a "lip biopsy" removing some minor salivary glands from inside the lower lip to examine them microscopically. ...Read more

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