Resource Summary

Involuntary movements compose a group of uncontrolled movements that may manifest as a tremor^ tic^ myoclonic jerk^ chorea^ athetosis^ dystonia or hemiballism.

Recognition of involuntary movements associated with hyperkinetic movement disorders is an important diagnostic skill. This page describes the diagnosis of the major categories of hyperkinetic movement disorders.

Excellent teaching resource including videos produced by the Stanford Medicine 25 team led by Dr. Abraham Vergese.

The Stanford Medicine 25 team is the core group of physicians^ faculty and students led by Dr. Abraham Verghese. Each member plays various roles with the Stanford Medicine 25 team and our Program for Bedside Medicine.

Publication Date: 2013-11-6
Last Updated on PCR: 2017-11-06 07:49:37