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Choreo-athetosis with severe thyrotoxicosis
  1. Peter Marks,
  2. John Anderson,
  3. Richard Vincent


    Two cases of severe thyrotoxicosis are described. They both exhibited choreo-athetoid movements which were abolished by successful treatment of the thyrotoxicosis. It is suggested that the tremor of mild thyrotoxicosis is one end of a spectrum at which choreo-athetosis is at the most severe end. A tentative explanation of this hypothesis is given in the discussion.

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