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What are hypokinetic Movement disorders?

Too little movement

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What are hyperkinetic movement disorders 

Too much movement

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List of terms

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Which disease is best known for its chorea?

Huntington's disease

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difference between myoclonus and chorea

e.g when you're sleeping

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What is dystonia?

Abnormal posture

e.g in Parkinson's

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Dystonia can be constant or ___.

transient

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What is a tremor?

Rhythmic movement of a body part due to activation of opposing muscles

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What are some different types of tremor?

Resting

Postural

Action

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classes of tremor

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Essential tremor profile

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tremor history 

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What are tics?

Involuntary, stereotypical movements or vocalisations

Patient has increasing urge if suppressing them

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What is the most well-known primary cause of tics?

Tourette's syndrome

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What is chorea?

Brief, irregular and purposeless movements which flow from one body part to another

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Which disease is notable for causing chorea?

Huntington's disease

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Huntingtons profile

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Asterixis is an example of ___.

In which disease is it seen?

myoclonus

liver disease

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EXCEPTION:

carbamazepine, usually given for generalised seizures, makes myoclonus seizures worse

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dystonias 

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BLEPHAROSPASM

i.e twitchy eyes at exam time

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