Annals of Geriatric Education and Medical Sciences


Paroxysmal dyskinesia presenting feature of hyperthyroidism in an elderly: A case report


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Author Details: Ayush Dubey,Sunil Kumar*,Anuj Chaturvedi,Akshay Daphal

Volume : 5

Issue : 2

Online ISSN : 2348-7240

Print ISSN : 2348-7348

Article First Page : 77

Article End Page : 78


Abstract

Paroxysmal dyskinesia (PD) as a first manifestation of hyperthyroidism is an extremely rare entity. We here report a case pf 65-year-old female presented with the features of PD, whose investigations revealed hyperthyroidism. Her dyskinesia responded with the anti-thyroid drug carbimazole.

Keywords: Dyskinesia, Hyperthyroidism, Elderly, Carbimazole.

Doi No:-10.18231/2348-7240.2018.0018