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VOLUME 6 , ISSUE 3 ( September-December, 2019 ) > List of Articles


Hemiballismus Presenting as a Metabolic

Debipriya Saha, Kanak Choudhury

Citation Information : Saha D, Choudhury K. Hemiballismus Presenting as a Metabolic. Bengal Physician Journal 2019; 6 (3):74-75.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10070-6125

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 09-10-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; The Author(s).


A patient presenting with movement disorder is a cumbersome situation for the treating physicians. Here is a case of nonketotic hyperglycemia, overt hypothyroidism presenting with a sudden onset of hemiballismus with no organic lesion in the brain. Hemiballismus is a type of hyperkinetic movement disorder.

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