LEAD-PIPE RIGIDITY By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 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 MUSCULAR RIGIDITY LEWY BODY DEMENTIA SCISSORS GAIT BRADYKINESIA RAMP MOVEMENT CATALEPSY DANTROLENE BELL'S PHENOMENON ANTIPARKINSONIAN AGENTS LANDAU REFLEX Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "LEAD-PIPE RIGIDITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/lead-pipe-rigidity/ (accessed October 23, 2020).