Hyper-dopaminergic ballismus and respiratory dyskinesia treated with intravenous haloperidol.

Dear Editor, We report a case of acute lifethreatening ballismus, with novel management. A 52-year-old man presented to the ED at 02.00 hours with a suspected ongoing generalised tonic–clonic seizure. On assessment, he was alert but was experiencing uncontrollable ballistic movements of all four limbs. He also had uncoordinated tachypnoea with hypoxaemia… CONTINUE READING