LEAD-PIPE RIGIDITY

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)."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "LEAD-PIPE RIGIDITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/lead-pipe-rigidity/ (accessed April 3, 2020).
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