Paroxysmal kinesigenic dyskinesia

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Synonyms: Familial PKD | Familial paroxysmal kinesigenic dyskinesia | Paroxysmal kinesigenic choreathetosis

Paroxysmal kinesigenic dyskinesia (PKD) is a form of paroxysmal dyskinesia (see this term) characterized by recurrent brief involuntary hyperkinesias such as choreoathetosis ballism athetosis or dystonia triggered by sudden movements.

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Project CASK

VISION Project CASK believes in a world free of the life limitations and debilitating effects of CASK gene disorders. ​MISSION To accelerate breakthroughs in research to develop treatments and a cure for CASK gene disorders. ​VALUES Collaboration. Transparency. Urgency.

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