pill-rolling

pill-roll·ing

(pil'rōl-ing),
A circular movement of the opposed tips of the thumb and the index finger appearing as a form of tremor in paralysis agitans.

pill-rolling

Neurology adjective Referring to a tremor characterized by a circular movements of the tips of the index finger and thumb, typical of Parkinson's disease

pill-roll·ing

(pil'rōl-ing)
Circular movement of opposed tips of thumb and index finger appearing as a form of tremor in paralysis agitans.
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Extrapyramidal side effects include early onset dyskinesias, such as dystonias (twisting of the neck or facial spasms); akathisia (inner restlessness with inability to sit still); and Parkinsonian symptoms (bradykinesia, pill-rolling tremor or shuffling gait); and late onset dyskinesias, such as tardive dyskinesia (irregular jerking movements of the face and extremities) and dystonia.
Tremor in PD is rhythmic with the frequency of 3-5 HZ known as pill-rolling tremor.
4] The classic pill-rolling rest tremor associated with IPD is noted when the hand is motionless.
Further, the classic pill-rolling rest tremor is rarely present in MSA.