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.
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dyskinesia

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

dys·ki·ne·si·a

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

n discinesia; tardive — discinesia tardía
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References in periodicals archive ?
The most common adverse reactions observed in patients taking Nourianz were involuntary muscle movement (dyskinesia), dizziness, constipation, nausea, hallucination and sleeplessness (insomnia).
The most commonly reported adverse reactions with Nourianz included dyskinesia, dizziness, constipation, nausea, hallucination, and insomnia.
FDA approved treatment for adults with tardive dyskinesia, and opicapone, an investigational adjunct treatment for Parkinson's disease.
Additionally, the company announced INGREZZA's US FDA approval for the treatment of adults with tardive dyskinesia as well as launched an exclusive collaboration and licensing agreement for the development and commercialisation of INGREZZA in Japan and other select Asian markets with MTPC for treating tardive dyskinesia.
(2) After several years on clozapine, Bethany developed tardive dyskinesia (TD) but recovered from that as well with a new medication approved by the FDA in 2017.
By acquiring Prexton, Lundbeck will obtain the global rights to foliglurax, which is currently in Phase II clinical development for the symptomatic treatment of OFF- time reduction in Parkinson's disease and dyskinesia, including Levodopa Induced Dyskinesia (LID).
Residents, students, and fellows are invited to submit a manuscript on the topic, "Tardive Dyskinesia," for first-and second-place awards in the amounts of $2,500 and $1,500, respectively.
By acquiring Prexton, Lundbeck will obtain the global rights to foliglurax, which is currently in Phase II clinical development for the symptomatic treatment of OFF-time reduction in Parkinson's disease and dyskinesia, including Levodopa Induced Dyskinesia.
Unfortunately, this relief does not last long and 50% of patients end up suffering from levodopainduced dyskinesia (LID) following 5 years of therapy (2) and almost 95% of patients have LID inevitably after 15 years (3).
The aim of this study was to investigate the association between load, physical attributes (strength, range of motion [ROM], and scapular dyskinesia) and shoulder pain in junior handball athletes.
Prolonged prolonged exposure to the dopamine replacement drugs can lead to dyskinesia, causing involuntary jerking and spasms of the whole body.