Which conditions should be included in the differential diagnoses of tardive dyskinesia (TD)?

Updated: Oct 17, 2018
  • Author: James Robert Brasic, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Selim R Benbadis, MD  more...
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In addition to the conditions listed in the differential diagnosis (see below), other problems to be considered include the following:

  • Conversion disorder [19]

  • Compulsions

  • Dyskinesias secondary to caffeine

  • Dyskinesias secondary to chloroquine

  • Dyskinesias secondary to estrogen

  • Dyskinesias secondary to lithium

  • Dyskinesias secondary to phenytoin

  • Dyskinesias secondary to schizophrenia

  • Factitious disorder

  • Fahr syndrome

  • Hyperthyroidism

  • Hypoparathyroidism

  • Malingering

  • Meige syndrome

  • Munchausen syndrome

  • Munchausen syndrome by proxy

  • Polycythemia rubra vera

  • Poorly fitting dentures

  • Somatization disorder

  • Spontaneous dyskinesias

  • Sydenham chorea

  • Syphilis

  • Systemic lupus erythematosus

  • Wilson disease

  • Dementia in Parkinson disease

  • Dementia in progressive supranuclear palsy

  • Zaghrouta [20, 21]


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