Vogt syndrome -->
double athetosis
medical dictionary

A type of cerebral palsy manifested predominantly as bilateral involuntary movements, beginning at about the age of 3 years, and preceded by generalised hypotonia and delayed motor development. Due to various causes, including kernicterus and birth hypoxia.

Synonyms: congenital choreoathetosis, double congenital athetosis, Vogt syndrome.

(05 Mar 2000)