LEAD-PIPE RIGIDITY By N., Sam M.S. - 20 observed in sufferers of Parkinson's disease and Cerebral Palsy. It is a condition resulting in muscular rigidity resisting slow and smooth movement of the limbs. LEAD-PIPE RIGIDITY: "Patients with cerebral palsy typically also suffer from lead-pipe (muscular rigidity)." Related Psychology Terms ARTERIOSCLEROTIC BRAIN DISORDER KINETIC DISTURBANCES CHILD PSYCHIATRY CEREBRAL CORTEX BRAIN WAVES (Electroencephalogram, EEG) Dissociative Identity Disorder ELECTROSHOCK THERAPY (Elec- troconvulsive Therapy; EST, ECT) BRAIN DISORDERS HEAD INJURY (CHRONIC TRAUMATIC DISORDERS) PARKINSON’S DISEASE Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "LEAD-PIPE RIGIDITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/lead-pipe-rigidity/ (accessed November 26, 2022).