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An Acute Dystonic Reaction after Treatment with Metoclopramide

OPEN The New England journal of medicine | 1 Oct 2015

M Leus and A van de Ven
Abstract
A 21-year-old woman with thyroid carcinoma underwent thyroidectomy and lymph-node dissection. Two days later, she had forced extension of the neck, nonrigid opening of the jaw, and deviation of the eyes. Videos show the reaction and the resolution after treatment with biperiden.
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Thyroid disease, Dystonia
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