akinesia


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akinesia

[¦a·ki′nēzh·ə]
(medicine)
Loss or impairment of motor function.
Immobility from any cause.
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The disadvantages of peribulbar block over retrobulbar block include slower onset, more volume of local anaesthetic needed and less complete akinesia.
Since our research focuses on the identification of rolling over, additional studies are needed to develop the protocol to assess the full spectrum of nocturnal akinesia in patients with PD.
MMSE, disease duration, Hoehn-Yahr scale, history of falls, UPDRS3 total score, tremor, rigidity, diadochokinesis, walking, and akinesia were not included as significant factors for the absolute value of total DEA.
This produces analgesia and akinesia by diffusing posteriorly into the retro orbital space to block the traversing sensory and motor nerves (Allen, 2007).
In addition, akathisia often occurs concurrently with, and is masked by, akinesia, a common extrapyramidal side effect of many antipsychotics.
Left ventricle dilatation (ESD 49 mm, EDD 65 mm), reduced ejection fraction-40%, inferior wall akinesia and antero septal hypokinesia were demonstrated by 2-dimensional echocardiography.
The sign of akinesia for a period of 15 minutes was shown in an autistic girl who stood in a place when leaning at heavy furniture, while a TD child in this age only stands a few minutes and falls to the ground (6).
Arciniegas and Anderson mentioned that the decrease in suicide attempts in people with PD may be related to the effects of bradykinesia, akinesia, bradyphrenia, and apathy.
After being placed into the vessel containing water, the mice initially swim intensely to escape from the water, but then gradually give up and exhibit akinesia (immobility).
The fundamental feature of PD is akinesia but there are three other components that may or may not be present: rigidity, tremor, postural and gait disturbance.
SSRI withdrawal) Present or Aprosodia Mood lability excessive Affective blunting Explosiveness or flat affect Excessive tendency Facial akinesia to cry Inability to cry