tardive dyskinesia

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involuntary rolling of the tongue and twitching of the face or trunk or limbs

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Tardive dyskinesia is a syndrome consisting of potentially irreversible, involuntary, dyskinetic movements that can develop in patients treated with antipsychotic drugs.
In children who were initially assumed to have significant visual impairments, EEG, CT, and MRI technologies were able to identify the cause of their severe visual inattentiveness as being due to dyskinetic eye movements, rather than the loss of visual acuity (Jan, Lyons, Heaven, & Matsuba, 2001).
Dyskinetic cerebral palsy, which affects 10-20% of people with cerebral palsy, is characterised by muscle spasms usually affecting the whole body.
A marked improvement in the dyskinetic movements was observed after clozapine was discontinued, however, which therefore suggests that clozapine was the most likely causative agent.
Echocardiography demonstrated a dyskinetic basal interventricular septum, with mild biventricular hypertrophy.
Dyskinetic (also known as athetoid) cerebral palsy usually comprises slow writhing movements where muscle tone fluctuates between increased and decreased tone.
of patients Findings 38 (100%) Confusion 6 Confusion + seizures 7 Confusion + hemiplegia 3 Confusion + psychotic behaviour 9 Confusion + dyskinetic features 1 Confusion + cryptococcal meningitis deteriorating on treatment 1 Confusion + abnormal lumbar puncture, suspected to be tuberculous meningitis 1 Confusion + cryptococcal meningitis on lumbar puncture Table II.
She responded well to intravenous antibiotics and fluids, but the dyskinetic cycling continued despite withholding her carbidopa-levodopa and decreasing her pergolide by half.
Dyskinetic symptoms in profoundly retarded residents following neuroleptic withdrawal and during methylphenidate treatment.
It is well known that during an acute myocardial infarction, an affected region of the ventricle typically becomes akinetic or dyskinetic.
Dyskinetic cilia result in secretion retention, with consequent pulmonary complications.