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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Darryl suffers from primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) - a rare genetic disorder which means he has to spend at least eight weeks a year in hospital.
Proceeds from the event will benefit Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD) Foundation.
Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD) is a rare genetic disorder which results in defective motile cilia within the human airway.
These conditions are typical in patients diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, chronic bronchitis, bronchiectasis, pneumonia, ciliary dyskinesia syndromes, asthma, muscular dystrophy, post-operative atelectasis plus neuromuscular respiratory impairments, thoracic bellows defects, and any other cardiorespiratory or neuromuscular diseases that inhibit effective cough, mucokinesis, airway clearance and expectoration.
These successes were followed by Marfan syndrome and the Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia NGS panels.
Retained, thickened secretions in concert with ciliary dyskinesia, obstructed ostia as well as the antigravitational placement of the ostia, especially of the maxillary antrum, perpetuate the disease process.
These include such conditions as polycystic kidney disease, retinitis pigmentosa in the eye, and rare inherited disorders such as Alstrom syndrome, Bardet-Biedl syndrome, primary ciliary dyskinesia and nephronopthisis.
Congenital bronchiectasis can be exemplified by a condition known as Kartagener's syndrome, also known as primary ciliary dyskinesia syndrome, in which the patient displays situs inversus, chronic sinusitis, and bronchiectasis.
If associated with primary ciliary dyskinesia, sinusitis and bronchiectasis and infertility in males, it is called Kartagener Syndrome found in 25% of patients (3).
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