EXTRAPYRAMIDAL DYSKINESIA

an umbrella term used to describe dyskinesias, otherwise understood as voluntary movements. Examples of these include; tremors, spasms, tics, rigidity of the muscles or, gait disturbances which have been associated with damage to the nervous system.

EXTRAPYRAMIDAL DYSKINESIA: "The term Extrapyramida Ldyskinesia infers an involuntary movement by humans, examples of these movements include: tremors, tics, muscle twitching or spasms."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "EXTRAPYRAMIDAL DYSKINESIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/extrapyramidal-dyskinesia/ (accessed December 9, 2019).
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