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41 Possible Causes for Upper Extremity Action Tremor

  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 12

    CLINICAL CHARACTERISTICS: Spinocerebellar ataxia type 12 (SCA12) is characterized by onset of action tremor of the upper extremities in the fourth decade, slowly progressing[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The diagnosis of SCA12 should be considered in the following: Individuals of Indian descent who: Develop an action tremor of the upper extremities in mid-life; Note: The action[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] . • Develop an action tremor of the upper extremities in mid-life • A mild gait abnormality and more prominent parkinsonian features • Psychiatric disorders and dementia in[checkorphan.org]

  • Haddad Syndrome

    The patient had decreased sensation in a stocking-and-glove distribution and a coarse upper extremity action tremor.[cdc.gov]

  • Klinefelter Syndrome

    Harlow et al. [ 3 ] reported a 68-year-old man with a 5 year history of bilateral upper extremity action tremor that subsequently involved his head and his voice.[omicsonline.org]

  • Essential Tremor

    Signs and Symptoms Action tremor of the upper extremities (shoulder, arm, forearm, wrist or hand) May involve a resting tremor of the head and neck and/or lower jaw Can also[swedish.org] Characterised by a progressive tremor of the upper extremities, present in posture and action, without other neurological signs or symptoms.[bestpractice.bmj.com] A relatively common disorder characterized by a fairly specific pattern of tremors which are most prominent in the upper extremities and neck, inducing titubations of the[curlie.org]

  • X-linked Parkinsonism-Spasticity Syndrome

    Limb dystonias : may present in either upper or lower extremities, often initiated by specific actions such as writing (writer's cramp) or laying a musical instrument (musician's[stanfordmedicine25.stanford.edu] Sometimes associated with dystonic tremor and secondary cervical radiculopathy. Spasmodic dysphonia : dysfunctional contractions of the vocal cords.[stanfordmedicine25.stanford.edu]

  • Young-Onset Parkinson Disease

    An 8-12 Hz action (postural/kinetic) tremor of the upper extremities that is temporarily relieved by drinking alcohol is characteristic of essential tremor, whereas the presence[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Familial Infantile Myoclonic Epilepsy

    She had dysmetria on nose to finger test, as well as a coarse action tremor.[f1000research.com] She continues to have involuntary jerking of upper more than lower extremities that last up to an hour.[f1000research.com]

  • X-linked Distal Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 3

    Spinocerebellar ataxia type 12 (SCA12) is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by action tremor of the upper extremities progressing to ataxia and other cerebellar[chginc.org]

  • Juvenile Paralysis Agitans of Hunt

    Resting and action tremor, akinesia, stooped posture, distortion of the trunk, dystonia of the upper extremities, oculogyric crisis, and impairment of the postural reflex[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The condition was characterized by dystonia of the upper extremities. The patient was a 14-year-old female. The patient's main symptoms were bulbar dysfunction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Psychogenic Movement Disorders

    PMDs were more prevalent in women than in men and were most common in upper and lower extremities.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We found action tremor to be the most frequent PMD in both countries. Copyright (c) 2005 Movement Disorder Society.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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