CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology:
doi: 10.1212/01.CON.0000436153.01167.a6
Review Articles

Tremor Syndromes

Edwards, Mark J. MD, MBBS, PhD; Deuschl, Guenther MD, PhD, FAAN

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Abstract

Purpose of Review: The purpose of this review is to explain a practical clinical approach to the diagnosis and management of tremor.

Recent Findings: A number of rare but important causes of tremor have been delineated, which means that attention to detail in clinical assessment of patients with tremor is even more important.

Summary: Tremors are best divided into those occurring mainly at rest, mainly on posture, and mainly during action. This basic division leads directly to differential diagnosis and effective treatment.

© 2013 American Academy of Neurology

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