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- ‘Tardive dyskinesia is an involuntary movement disorder usually consisting of athetoid or choreic movements in the oro-facial region, but may affect any part of the body.’
- ‘It can cause athetoid cerebral palsy characterized by uncontrollable tremors or writhing movements of the limbs, body and face, hearing loss, problems with vision and teeth and, sometimes, mental retardation.’
- ‘He gives the example of a girl with athetoid cerebral palsy with very little control over her limbs and who speaks through a specialist computer.’
- ‘Without treatment, severe jaundice can pose a risk of permanent brain damage resulting in athetoid cerebral palsy.’
- ‘She has severe athetoid cerebral palsy arising from the circumstances of her birth.’
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