tardive dyskinesia

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tardive dyskinesia

[′tär·div ‚dis·kə′nē·zhə]
(medicine)
A movement disorder marked by involuntary twitching of the mouth, lips, tongue, arms, legs, or trunk; frequently associated with the use of neuroleptic drugs.
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As your blood level gets a little too high, though, people develop what are called dyskinetic movements--writhing, involuntary movements.
Roisin Conroy, 12, who can only communicate with her eyes, has dyskinetic cerebral palsy and is permanently disabled.
Patients were classified by Swedish Classification; spastic (hemiplegic, diplegic, quadriplegia), dyskinetic, ataxic, mixed (11).
Each of these adds substantially to the text, not just describing but showing as clearly as possible in the format how, for example, a sustained, dyskinetic heave might actually feel under the fingers.
Arango reported finding mild dyskinetic movements in 21.
His UPDRS scale at the time of his consult was 45 (Paulson & Stem, 1997), and he was in a dyskinetic state at that time.
Cerebral palsy of the spastic quadriplegic or dyskinetic type.
K becomes dyskinetic on the smallest dose of carbidopa/levodopa (Sinemet).
Barrister Alan Saggerson said: "As a result of asphyxia at the time of his birth, he suffers from dyskinetic cerebral palsy.
Tardive Dyskinesia (TD): TD is a syndrome of potentially irreversible, involuntary, dyskinetic movements that may develop in patients treated with antipsychotic medications.