Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2016  |  Volume : 38  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 163--164

Rare form of dyskinetic movements associated with alcohol withdrawal


Sathya Prakash, Yatan Pal Singh Balhara 
 Department of Psychiatry, National Drug Dependence Treatment Centre, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Sathya Prakash
National Drug Dependence Treatment Centre, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
India

Movement disorders are known to occur during alcohol withdrawal. Tremor, choreoathetosis, transient parkinsonism, myoclonus and dystonia have been previously described. The present report describes involuntary «SQ»fluttering«SQ» movements of fingers developing during alcohol withdrawal reminiscent of a rare form of tardive dyskinesia. Such a presentation has not been described earlier.


How to cite this article:
Prakash S, Balhara YP. Rare form of dyskinetic movements associated with alcohol withdrawal.Indian J Psychol Med 2016;38:163-164


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Prakash S, Balhara YP. Rare form of dyskinetic movements associated with alcohol withdrawal. Indian J Psychol Med [serial online] 2016 [cited 2019 Oct 21 ];38:163-164
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