Diagnosis and treatment of paroxysmal dyskinesias revisited.

  title={Diagnosis and treatment of paroxysmal dyskinesias revisited.},
  author={Iris Unterberger and Eugen Trinka},
  journal={Therapeutic advances in neurological disorders},
  volume={1 2},
Paroxysmal dyskinesias (PDs) are a rare group of hyperkinetic movement disorders mainly characterized by their episodic nature. Neurological examination may be entirely normal between the attacks. Three main types of PDs can be distinguished based on their precipitating events - (i) paroxysmal kinesigenic dyskinesias (PKD), (ii) paroxysmal non-kinesigenic dyskinesias (PNKD) and (iii) paroxysmal exercise-induced (exertion-induced) dyskinesias (PED). The diagnosis of PDs is based on their… CONTINUE READING
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