Long term results of unilateral posteroventral pallidotomy for antipsychotic drug induced tardive dyskinesia.

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Tardive dyskinesia (TD) is a well known side effect of neuroleptic drug treatment, and may coexist with tardive dystonia. It can be treated with several drugs, although they rarely lead to a complete removal of symptoms. The main treatment of TD consists of gradual neuroleptic drug dose reduction and where possible complete withdrawal. Nevertheless, in 40… (More)

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