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Old 01-30-2015
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A 27 year-old man presents with a movement disorder characterized by restlessness and compelling need to be in a constant motion. He had a diagnosis of psychosis two weeks ago and he started treatment right after his last visit. What is the most likely diagnosis?
A- Restless leg syndrome
B- Dystonia
C- Akathisia
D- Parkinsonism
E- Tardive dyskinesia

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its akethesia.. it is commin sideeffect of the ant psychotic medication.
4 hrs acute dystonia
4days akethesia
4 weeks induced parkinson
4 month tardive dyskinesia
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its akathisia, and one of its treatments, is Propronalol
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