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39 Possible Causes for Upper Limb Action Tremor

  • Hereditary Areflexic Dystasia

    Video 1 Summary of patient's neurological exam; in the first part, the most remarkable finding is a severe and disabling either resting or action/intention tremor in both[movementdisorders.org] upper limbs, with atypical superimposed jerky-like and pseudoathetotic movements; the second part shows tremor improvement 2 years later, after treatment with cyclophosphamide[movementdisorders.org]

  • Essential Tremor

    INTRODUCTION: Essential tremor (ET) is characterized by bilateral upper limb action tremor.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Essential tremor is an isolated tremor syndrome of bilateral upper limb action tremor with at least 3 years’ duration, as recently defined by the MDS Task Force for Tremor[movementdisorders.org] BACKGROUND: Drawing Archimedes spirals is a popular and valid method of assessing action tremor in the upper limbs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Polyneuropathy

    Video 1 Summary of patient's neurological exam; in the first part, the most remarkable finding is a severe and disabling either resting or action/intention tremor in both[movementdisorders.org] upper limbs, with atypical superimposed jerky-like and pseudoathetotic movements; the second part shows tremor improvement 2 years later, after treatment with cyclophosphamide[movementdisorders.org]

  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 15

    Head and/or upper limb action tremor, and gaze-evoked horizontal nystagmus were seen in several persons.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Benign Adult Familial Myoclonic Epilepsy

    […] in the upper limbs, and generalized seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] in the upper limbs, and generalized seizures. 1 It is also known as familial cortical myoclonic tremor with epilepsy.[nature.com] Abstract Benign Adult Familial Myoclonic Epilepsy (BAFME) is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by adult-onset cortical tremor or action myoclonus predominantly[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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]

  • Arachnoid Cyst

    Haemorrhage into an arachnoid cyst: a serious complication of minor head trauma K De, K Berry, S Denniston Paediatric Accident and Emergency, Birmingham Children's Hospital NHS Trust, UK Correspondence to: Dr S Denniston, 52 Farnol Road, Yardley, Birmingham B26 2AF, UK; sarah{at}denniston.org Abstract Arachnoid[…][doi.org]

  • Primary Orthostatic Tremor

    Diagnostic Criteria Movement Disorder Society on tremors [4] Essential tremor: Isolated tremor syndrome of bilateral upper limb action tremor At least 3 years' duration With[online.epocrates.com] All patients had lower limb tremor on standing with a frequency of between 4 and 8 Hz, ( Video 2, 4 and 6 ) as well as upper limb postural and action tremor, which was asymmetrical[tremorjournal.org] tremor in the upper limbs, suggestive of ET.[annalsofian.org]

  • Infantile Hepatic Hemangioendothelioma

    It is characterized by a bilateral action tremor of the upper limbs. It may be accompanied by tremor of the head, voice, or lower limbs.[medworm.com] […] therapy.European Heart Journal Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news Essential tremor[medworm.com]

  • Jankovic Rivera Syndrome

    Myoclonic epilepsy typically begins in late childhood after the onset of weakness and can include jerking of the upper limbs, action myoclonus, myoclonic status, and eyelid[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] These ten factors included measures of bradykinesia, ataxic signs, action tremor, rigidity, dysarthria, upper limb dystonia, rest tremor, lower limb dystonia, abnormal eye[jneurodevdisorders.biomedcentral.com] Other findings include generalized tremor, and cognitive decline. The time from disease onset to death from respiratory complications is usually five to 15 years.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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