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dystonia

[di′stōn·ē·ə]
(physiology)
Disorder or lack of muscle tonicity.
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Paroxysmal kinesigenic dyskinesia (PKD; MIM: 128200) is a movement disorder characterized by transient and recurrent dystonic or choreoathetoid attacks mainly triggered by sudden voluntary movements.
Acute dystonic reactions was noted by the exposure of atypical antipsychotics risperidone, olanzapine, and the typical antipsychotic thioridazine in our study.
When the DBS is indicated for the treatment of various dystonic syndromes, the globus pallidus internus (GPi) is most often used as a therapeutic target.
It is a dystonic condition defined by abnormal, asymetrical head or neck position due to variety of causes.
Even if the second generation antipsychotics, compared with the first generation antipsychotics, carry a much lower risk to develop neurological symptoms, both classes can induce within hours of initiation of antipsychotic treatment, dystonic reactions, including torticollis, oculogyric crisis (upward deviation of the eyes) and lifethreatening laryngospasm, or after weeks of treatment they can induce rigidity, akinesia, bradykinesia, tremor and akathisia, symptoms that are collectively known as "extrapyramidal side-effects".
Paroxysmal sympathetic hyperactivity (PSH) is a syndrome associated with brain injury and is characterized by hypertension, tachypnea, hyperthermia, diaphoresis, and dystonic posturing because of uncontrolled episodes of unbalanced sympathetic surges (Baguley et al.
Las palabras de busqueda fueron dystonia, dystonic disorders, DBS, deep brain stimulation, surgical treatment for dystonia.
Applying various MRI techniques to SWEDD patients could reveal differences that relate to various underlying conditions of SWEDD such as essential tremor and dystonic tremor.
This edition emphasizes each person's unique ego syntonic or dystonic relationship with both substances and non-substance-related behaviors of pleasure.
In this paper, we report a case of dystonic reaction after intravenous DKP use.
This uniformity rules out other types of tremor, such as dystonic tremors, which can result in small wiggles followed by large, jerky deviations.