What are hypokinetic Movement disorders?
Too little movement
What are hyperkinetic movement disorders
Too much movement
List of terms
Which disease is best known for its chorea?
difference between myoclonus and chorea
e.g when you're sleeping
What is dystonia?
e.g in Parkinson's
Dystonia can be constant or ___.
What is a tremor?
Rhythmic movement of a body part due to activation of opposing muscles
What are some different types of tremor?
classes of tremor
Essential tremor profile
What are tics?
Involuntary, stereotypical movements or vocalisations
Patient has increasing urge if suppressing them
What is the most well-known primary cause of tics?
What is chorea?
Brief, irregular and purposeless movements which flow from one body part to another
Which disease is notable for causing chorea?
Asterixis is an example of ___.
In which disease is it seen?
carbamazepine, usually given for generalised seizures, makes myoclonus seizures worse
i.e twitchy eyes at exam time