Disease Information for Subthalamic nucleus of Luy lesion/ballism

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Abnormal movements/involuntary
Basal ganglion signs
Hemiballismus/Ballism/movements
Hyperkinetic Movement Disorder
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Neurologic (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Anatomically strategic lesion (ex)
Process
PROCESS/Movement disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Hyperkinetic Movement disorders
Definition

basal ganglion lesion in saubthalamic nucleus of luy causes hemiballism; wildly flinging jerking sudden movement of upper limb quick extension often when ready to do any movement;

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