Athetoid cerebral palsy

Etiology:

A type of cerebral palsy caused by damage to the basal ganglia of the brain

Manifestations:

difficulty in controlling movement of the hands, feet, legs, and arms.

often results in involuntarily squirming and twisting motions when the individual is feel emotional distress.

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