Jumpy stump triggered by tardive dyskinesia

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Correspondence to Francisco Cardoso.

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(Videotape Segment 1) The patient presents oro–facial–lingual stereotypies typical of tardive dyskinesia as well as unpredictable, continuous movements of the amputated stump.

(Videotape Segment 2) No visible movements in the amputated stump and reduction of the orofacial dyskinesia.

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Alencar, R., Camargos, S., Cardoso, T. et al. Jumpy stump triggered by tardive dyskinesia. Neurol Sci 34, 125–126 (2013).

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