pseudoparkinsonism


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pseudoparkinsonism

[‚süd·ō′pär·kən·sə‚niz·əm]
(medicine)
A reversible syndrome resembling parkinsonism that may result from the dopamine-blocking action of antipsychotic drugs. Also known as drug-induced parkinsonism.
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In a community-based study of 402 patients taking antiparkinsonian medication, the most common misdiagnoses were ET, Alzheimer's disease, and vascular pseudoparkinsonism.