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BOF: 2.45

A 27-year-old female is brought in by her parents. She is known to be schizophrenic and is on Trifluoperazine for this.

The parents tell you that their daughter seems to be exceedingly restless and never seems to stay still.

You observe that the patient is seated on a chair but is continuously crossing and uncrossing her legs and fidgeting with her clothes and touching her hair.

On examination there is no tremor, the muscle tone is normal and there is no weakness of her muscles. The rest of the neurological examination is unremarkable.

The condition the patient has is:

a)      Akathisia

b)      Chorea

c)      Parkinsonism

d)      Tardive dyskinesia

e)      Acute dystonia

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