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Definition of Athetotic
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Literary usage of Athetotic
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1. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"Athetosis and the athetotic Disturbances of Motility The athetoid or ... athetotic movements do not occur in limbs that are completely paralyzed, ..."
2. Paralysis and other diseases of the nervous system in childhood and early life by James Taylor (1905)
"athetotic movements sometimes are present in the face, choreic movements rarely, if ever. Not rarely choreic or athetotic movements are present in the upper ..."
3. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1902)
"Possibly the non-athetotic are slightly duller students, but this defect offsets the physical agitation of the affected parts in the ..."
4. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1902)
"Voluntary effort at control may decrease the movements, rarely it increases; voluntary acts bring on increased athetotic movements'. ..."
5. An Index of differential diagnosis of main symptoms by Herbert French (1912)
"athetotic CONTRACTIONS, ATHETOSIS, OR MOBILE SPASM. ... Involuntary movements occur in the affected members, and are athetotic or choreiform ; tremor or ..."
6. Diseases of the Nervous System by Julius Lincoln Salinger (1910)
"athetotic movements are usually confined to the fingers and toes. ... athetotic movements occur bilaterally—usually as a congenital condition—in neurotics ..."