dyskinesia

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dys·ki·ne·sia

 (dĭs′kə-nē′zhə, -kī-)
n.
An impairment in the ability to control movements, characterized by spasmodic or repetitive motions or lack of coordination.

dyskinesia

(dɪskɪˈniːzɪə)
n
(Medicine) involuntary repetitive movements, such as those occurring in chorea
[dys- + -kinesia from Greek kinesis movement]

dys•ki•ne•sia

(ˌdɪs kɪˈni ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə, -kaɪ-)

n.
difficulty or abnormality in performing voluntary muscular movements. Compare tardive dyskinesia.
[1700–10; < New Latin < Greek dyskīnēsía; see dys-, -kinesia]
dys`ki•net′ic (-ˈnɛt ɪk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dyskinesia - abnormality in performing voluntary muscle movements
nervous disorder, neurological disease, neurological disorder - a disorder of the nervous system
tardive dyskinesia - involuntary rolling of the tongue and twitching of the face or trunk or limbs; often occurs in patients with Parkinsonism who are treated with phenothiazine
Translations

dys·ki·ne·si·a

[MIM*242650]
n. discinesia, disquinesia, inhabilidad de realizar movimientos voluntarios tal como sucede en la enfermedad de Parkinson.

dyskinesia

n discinesia; tardive — discinesia tardía
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In movement disorder, rigidity was seen in 54.5% and orofacial dyskinesia in 36.4%.
The neurological findings of this disease include movement disorders such as chorea, dystonia, orofacial dyskinesia, tic, ataxia, cognitive inefficiency, personality changes, axonal neuropathy, and epilepsy (1).
Clinically, it presents various symptoms, including parkinsonism (presented in 57% of the patients), chorea (19%), tremors (8%), dystonia (8%), athetosis (5%), and orofacial dyskinesia (3%).[sup][1]