Athetosis is a symptom of disordered movement with slow involuntary motions. Causes may include birth injury (hypoxia), brain disorders, or a genetic disorder. Athetosis needs to be distinguished from other involuntary movement symptoms such as writhing movements, chorea, convulsions, seizures ...

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Causes of athetosis include:

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Is it athetosis? There are a variety of other similar movement symptoms:

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