Sentence Examples

  • Muscles that receive defective messages from the brain may be constantly contracted and tight (spastic), exhibit involuntary writhing movements (athetosis), or have difficulty with voluntary movement (dyskinesia).
  • Multiple medications are available to control seizures, and athetosis can be treated using medications such as trihexyphenidyl HCl (Artane) and benztropine (Cogentin).
  • Athetosis and dyskinesia often occur with spasticity but do not often occur alone.

Words near athetosis in the dictionary