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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, Year : 2018

Article Page : 77-78


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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 : 10.18231/2348-7240.2018.0018

How to cite : Dubey A, Kumar S, Chaturvedi A, Daphal A, Paroxysmal dyskinesia presenting feature of hyperthyroidism in an elderly: A case report. Ann Geriatr Educ Med Sci 2018;5(2):77-78

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