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The following Conditions are related to Involuntary movements

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  • Hallervorden-spatz syndrome (hss)

    Pantothenate kinase-associated neurodegeneration (PKAN), formerly called Hallervorden-Spatz syndrome, is a rare, inherited neurological movement disorder characterized by the progressive degeneration of the nervous system (neurodegenerative disorder). PKAN is the most common type of neurodegeneration with brain iron accumulation (NBIA), a group of clinical disorders marked by progressive abnormal involuntary movements, alterations in muscle to  Read More

  • Infectious chorea

    Sydenham chorea is a rare neurological disorder characterized by rapid, involuntary, purposeless movements, especially of the face, feet and hands. Additional symptoms may include muscle weakness and emotional or behavioral problems. Sydenham chorea most often affects children and adolescents. Sydenham chorea usually develops following Streptococcal infection and may occur as an isolated finding or as a major complication of acute rheumatic fe  Read More

  • Moyamoya syndrome

    Moyamoya syndrome is defined as a progressive condition that disturbs the blood vessels in the brain. One of its earliest signs of evidence is stenosis or occlusion of the carotid artery present in the skull. Simultaneously, this blockage of blood impels the minute blood vessels at the base of the brain open up. It is said to be an attempt to improve the blood supply. The tiny blood vessels --named moyamoya-- give the disease  Read More