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241 Possible Causes for Postural Hand Tremor

  • Essential Tremor

    The types of hand tremor present are: 20% have kinetic tremor only (i.e. tremor present only when the hands are moving). 5% have postural tremor only (i.e. tremor is visible[] On examination - tremor of tongue On examination - tremor outstretched hands Palatal tremor Physiologic tremor Physiological tremor Postural tremor Progressive cerebellar[] However, head tremor may be more frequent in women, and postural hand tremor may be more severe in men.[]

  • Spinal and Bulbar Muscular Atrophy

    Postural hand tremor is well known as a non-motor neuron sign, but to our knowledge postural leg tremor has not been reported.[] Tremor was present in 8 (80%) patients and was predominantly postural hand tremor.[] Case Report A 58-year-old male presented with postural and kinetic, non-alcohol responsive hand tremor for 15 years.[]

  • Peripheral Neuropathy

    Tremor associated with peripheral neuropathy has the following characteristics: It is a kinetic or postural tremor It has a frequency of 3-6 Hz occurring primarily in the[] […] muscles of the upper limb, that is, the arm and hand Related signs and symptoms include weakness, changes in sensation over the affected region, absence of reflexes, impaired[]

  • Polyneuropathy

    This bilateral hand tremor was of similar magnitude at rest, on posture, and on action (see Video 1, Segment 1).[] Though the patient was satisfied with the extent of strength and ambulatory improvements, she became disappointed by the insidious emergence of a disabling tremor within 4[]

  • Alcohol Withdrawal

    Symptoms and signs The most reliable sign of alcohol withdrawal is postural and intention tremor.[] Ask patients to hold their hands out in front of them, to reach for an object or to walk across the room. The tremor may not be visible when the patient is at rest.[]

  • Benign Adult Familial Myoclonic Epilepsy

    , myoclonus, and epilepsy (ADCME) is an extremely rare syndrome characterized by familial occurrence of postural and action-induced tremors of the hands but showing electrophysiologic[] Although postural hand tremor can be seen in OT, it is usually mild and present only when standing, unlike the myoclonic movements of the arms in our patients.[] Historical note and terminology The term “cortical tremor” was introduced by Ikeda and colleagues to indicate a postural and action-induced shivering movement of the hands[]

  • Writer's Cramp

    , abnormal posture, tremor, and jerks occurring while writing with the opposite hand.[] An abnormal hand posture and tremor are the main findings. The diagnosis rests on clinical criteria and exclusion of other possible etiologies.[] A 44-year-old man came to our attention due to writer's cramp of his right hand and postural 6-8 Hz tremor.[]

  • Klinefelter Syndrome

    These cases are strikingly similar to ours: older male with postural and action tremor in the hands and cognitive impairment, unable to conceive, suspected of having FXTAS[] Continho et al. [ 4 ] reported the case of a 56 year old male with a 3 years history of bilateral hand and postural action tremor, as well as learning difficulties since childhood[]

  • Familial Tremor

    The types of hand tremor present are: 20% have kinetic tremor only (i.e. tremor present only when the hands are moving). 5% have postural tremor only (i.e. tremor is visible[] , hand tremors occur when your hands are at rest.[] […] when the hands are held outstretched). 75% have both postural and kinetic tremor.[]

  • Pallidopyramidal Syndrome

    Neu- rological examination showed mild postural tremor of hands and mild dysarthria.[] .  Jerky tremor  Irregular myoclonic postural or action tremor of the hands or fingers  Dysarthria- - Atypical quivering, irregular and severely hypophonic or slurring[] : involuntary shaking movement of hands, feet, arms, legs during rest.[]

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