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Dyskinesia in an unmedicated adolescent with a 5-year history of tobacco use: a case report

Overview of attention for article published in Journal of Medical Case Reports, August 2016
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Title
Dyskinesia in an unmedicated adolescent with a 5-year history of tobacco use: a case report
Published in
Journal of Medical Case Reports, August 2016
DOI 10.1186/s13256-016-1021-5
Pubmed ID
Authors

Anthony A. Olashore, Oluyemi O. Akanni, Philip R. Opondo

Abstract

Tobacco use among mentally ill patients is approximately two to three times higher than that in the general population. Withdrawal from tobacco is a common occurrence and many authors have described various symptoms of nicotine withdrawal. Dyskinesia, however, has not been reported as one of the symptoms of nicotine withdrawal in adolescents without any psychopathology or medical illness. We report a case of a 17-year-old Motswana boy of the Tswana ethnic group with primary school education and a 5-year history of tobacco use who developed dyskinesia approximately 48 hours after cessation of tobacco and had some relief with nicotine gum. In addition to the documented symptoms of nicotine withdrawal, clinicians should look out for dyskinesia, which may be one of the rare symptoms of withdrawal in chronic tobacco users.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 8 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 2 25%
Student > Doctoral Student 2 25%
Student > Postgraduate 1 13%
Student > Master 1 13%
Unknown 2 25%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 3 38%
Psychology 1 13%
Environmental Science 1 13%
Unknown 3 38%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 2. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 31 August 2016.
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#6,701,203
of 11,329,665 outputs
Outputs from Journal of Medical Case Reports
#542
of 1,684 outputs
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#130,189
of 260,964 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Journal of Medical Case Reports
#12
of 85 outputs
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