PD receiving dopaminergic therapy. It is usually in the form of chorea or dystonia. Tardive dysk-inesia refers to late-onset dyskinesia, secondary to long-term use of medications. Neuroleptic and anti-emetic medications are the usual culprits of tardive dyskinesia. Tardive dyskinesia and dyskinesia may be seen in PD and are usually in the form of chorea or dystonia.

Akathisia is defined as motor activity that is a result of a voluntary effort to relieve an uncomfortable sensation of inner restlessness. It is often manifested by an inability to remain seated, shifting weight or pacing. Akathisia usually occurs following the administration of neuroleptic medications. It may occur shortly after exposure (acute akathisia) or as a late complication of treatment (tardive akathisia).

Hyperekplexia is an exaggerated startle response to sudden unexpected stimulus. An individual may experience loss of postural control without loss of consciousness. It may be symptomatic or can be inherited as an autosomal-dominant condition.

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