Orphanet: Paroxysmal non kinesigenic dyskinesia

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Paroxysmal non-kinesigenic dyskinesia

Disease definition

Paroxysmal non-kinesigenic dyskinesia (PNKD) is a form of paroxysmal dyskinesia (see this term), characterized by attacks of dystonic or choreathetotic movements precipitated by stress, fatigue, coffee or alcohol intake or menstruation.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Paroxystic non-kinesigenic choreoathetosis
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant or Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Childhood, Adolescent, Adult
  • ICD-10: G24.8
  • OMIM: 118800  611147
  • UMLS: C1869117
  • MeSH: C537181
  • GARD: 8722
  • MedDRA: 10065657  10065658

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