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  • n. Plural form of dyskinesia.

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  • Credit: Image courtesy of Marios Politis Sudden, uncontrolled movements called dyskinesias-a common side effect of treatment for Parkinson's disease - are a result of excess serotonin cells in ...

    WN.com - Financial News

  • Sudden, uncontrolled movements called dyskinesias-a common side effect of treatment for Parkinson's disease - are a result of excess serotonin cells in transplanted tissue that trick the brain into releasing dopamine, suggests a new study of two

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  • Researchers from Britain and Sweden have found that the sudden movements, called dyskinesias, which are a common side effect of treatment for Parkinson's disease, are a result of excess serotonin cells in the transplanted tissue that trick the brain into releasing unregulated levels of dopamine.

    Reuters: Top News

  • In practice, after DBS surgery, the dosage of L-dopa and related medications is often reduced to prevent side effects such as dyskinesias, which are uncontrolled movements.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • The study confirmed that patients who are initially treated with levodopa are more likely to develop motor complications such as dyskinesias and wearing off even 6 years after treatment.

    EurekAlert! - Breaking News

  • I'm going to have to medicate and the medication may cause the dyskinesias, all that stuff.

    CNN Transcript Nov 2, 2006

  • Denmark and is also known for formulating the hypothesis that the dyskinesias induced by dopaminergic agonists could make a model of psychosis.

    Arvid Carlsson - Autobiography

  • And, you know, in "Awakening" people would rather go to sleep than -- and be in a coma than have these wild dyskinesias.

    Saving Milly: Love, Politics, and Parkinson's Disease

  • Acute dyskinesias without severe muscle spasm also can occur early in treatment.

    The Neuropsychiatric Guide to Modern Everyday Psychiatry

  • It is the condition which we personally term hysteria, and the mechanism of which we have more especially studied in the traumatic neuroses and the occupational dyskinesias and some other disorders incident to the exercise of trade or profession.

    The Journal of Abnormal Psychology

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