Fast Five Quiz: Tardive Dyskinesia Differential Diagnosis

Christoph U. Correll, MD


January 28, 2021

Patients with tardive dyskinesia may have slower writhing or "choreoathetoid" movements (as opposed to rapid muscle movements or tics that are seen in other disorders, such as Tourette syndrome). Akinesia and rigidity are most often seen in patients with Parkinsonism, whereas dyskinetic movements are seen in tardive dyskinesia.

Learn more about the workup for suspected tardive dyskinesia.


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