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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Tardive syndromes. In a retrospective review of clozapine use for tardive dyskinesia, 43% of the 30 patients showed improvement, particularly those with concomitant dystonia.