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55 Possible Causes for Mild Head Tremor

  • Familial Tremor

    head.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] s which are most prominent in the upper extremities and neck, inducing titubations of the head.[icd9.chrisendres.com] The tremor is usually mild, but when severe may be disabling. An autosomal dominant pattern of inheritance may occur in some families (i.e., familial tremor).[connects.catalyst.harvard.edu]

  • Traumatic Brain Injury

    DIAGNOSES: Approximately three months after the car crash, she began to show tremor on both hands and mild truncal ataxia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] While under treatment at a local medical center for headache, mild motor weakness, and cognitive impairment that developed following the car crash, she fell, hitting her head[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Klinefelter Syndrome

    tremor.[omicsonline.org] In addition, there was mild dysmetria on hand to chin testing bilaterally, minimal left side cogwheel rigidity and some difficulty with tandem gait.[omicsonline.org] On 600 mg twice a day of gabapentin and 75 mg daily on long acting metoprolol, he had a bilateral hand kinetic tremor, worse on the left, without any head, voice, leg or rest[omicsonline.org]

  • Essential Tremor

    The tremor is usually mild, but when severe may be disabling.[curlie.org] Head tremor was invariably mild and 75% was of a 'no-no' type.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Head tremor was invariably mild and 75% was of a ’no-no‘ type.[doi.org]

  • Hyperthyroidism

    We describe a 6-month-old boy with a de novo mutation in the TSHR gene who presented with accelerated growth, enlarging head circumference, tremor and thyrotoxicosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Affected individuals display a wide phenotype from severe neonatal to mild subclinical hyperthyroidism.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Parkinson's Disease Type 3

    Others may notice a tremor of the head or hands. Parkinson's Warning Signs Early symptoms of Parkinson's disease are usually mild and generally occur gradually.[webmd.com]

  • Pallidopyramidal Syndrome

    […] hallucinations, aggressiveness Mild: language, comprehension, abstract reasoning, visual-motor ability.[bmcneurol.biomedcentral.com] , gait disturbances Poor 2 Male 37 Secondary Early onset Head injury SP calcinosis Severe: poorly structured paranoid delusions of body transformation and greatness, auditory[bmcneurol.biomedcentral.com] […] involvment Severe, progressive: memory, language, orientation, calculation, attention (MMSE: 19/30; MODA: 88/100) Apathia, Bradykinesia Later, secondary hypertonia, diskinesias, tremor[bmcneurol.biomedcentral.com]

  • Cerebral Embolism

    These tremors are usually worsened by holding a limb outstretched (against gravity) or by moving a limb. Usually, essential tremor remains mild.[merckmanuals.com] When it affects the head, people may look as if they are nodding yes or shaking their head no.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Postconcussive Syndrome

    There are multiple sequelae of mild head injury, including headaches of multiple types, cranial nerve symptoms and signs, psychologic and somatic complaints, and cognitive[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Rare sequelae include hematomas, seizures, transient global amnesia, tremor, and dystonia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Stiff Skin Syndrome

    On longer standing, a fine tremor of the back muscles was noted. The head retraction reflex was mildly positive.[movementdisorders.org] On examination (see Video 1), there was indeed marked stiffness of paravertebral and abdominal muscles, but also a mild retro- and torticollis to the right and scoliosis.[movementdisorders.org]

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