Is akathisia a forerunner of tardive dyskinesia? A clinical report with brief review of literature.

Abstract

k bipolar manic-depressive patient, developed while on lithium prophylaxis, akathisia at therapeutic serum lithium levels and subsequently bucco-linguo-masticatory dyskinesia. The authors propose that differential involvement of dopamine systems may account for the transition from akathisia to tardive dyskinesia. In the light of a brief review of literature… (More)

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@article{Goswami1984IsAA, title={Is akathisia a forerunner of tardive dyskinesia? A clinical report with brief review of literature.}, author={Umesh Goswami and S. M. Channabasavanna}, journal={Clinical neurology and neurosurgery}, year={1984}, volume={86 2}, pages={107-10} }