Orphanet: Dyskinesie paroxystique kinesigenique PKD familiale

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Paroxysmal kinesigenic dyskinesia

Disease definition

Paroxysmal kinesigenic dyskinesia (PKD) is a form of paroxysmal dyskinesia (see this term), characterized by recurrent brief involuntary hyperkinesias, such as choreoathetosis, ballism, athetosis or dystonia, triggered by sudden movements.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Familial PKD
    • Familial paroxysmal kinesigenic dyskinesia
    • Paroxysmal kinesigenic choreathetosis
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant or Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Childhood, Adolescent, Adult
  • ICD-10: G24.8
  • OMIM: 128200  611031
  • UMLS: C1868682
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 8721
  • MedDRA: -

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