Fast Five Quiz: Tardive Dyskinesia Differential Diagnosis

Christoph U. Correll, MD


January 28, 2021

The presence of jaundice, hepatomegaly, abdominal pain, serum ceruloplasmin deficiency due to an abnormal copper transporter gene, or Kayser-Fleischer rings in the cornea should trigger additional evaluation to exclude Wilson disease. A slit-lamp examination may be the best modality for observing Kayser-Fleischer rings. Referral for an ophthalmologic consultation is mandatory for patients in whom Wilson disease is suspected.

Learn more about the physical examination of patients suspected of having tardive dyskinesia.


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