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Postural Tremor

Aka: Postural Tremor
  1. See Also
    1. Action Tremor
    2. Essential Tremor
    3. Drug Induced Tremor
  2. Description: Subtype of Action Tremor
    1. Patient attempts to maintain Posture against gravity
    2. Example: Tremor holding arms out in front of body
    3. Moderate to high frequency: 5-9 Hz
    4. Low amplitude
  3. Causes
    1. Physiologic Tremor
    2. Essential Tremor
    3. Alcohol Withdrawal
    4. Drug Withdrawal
    5. Metabolic Causes of Tremor (e.g. Thyrotoxicosis)
    6. Drug Induced Tremor
    7. Psychogenic Tremor
    8. Cerebellar Tremor
  4. Labs
    1. Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH)
    2. Consider Head imaging
  5. Management
    1. See Essential Tremor
    2. Beta Blockers (e.g. Propranolol)
    3. Primidone (Mysoline)
    4. Acetazolamide (Diamox)
    5. Clonazepam (Klonopin)
    6. Botulinum Toxin
    7. Gabapentin (Neurontin)
    8. Deep stimulation
    9. Thalamotomy
  6. References
    1. Hopfner (2020) Neurotherapeutics 17(4):1603-21 +PMID: 32915385 [PubMed]

Static Tremor (C0234378)

Concepts Sign or Symptom (T184)
MSH D014202
SnomedCT 56610005
LNC LP121779-5, MTHU039956
French Tremblement statique, Tremblement postural
English Static Tremors, Tremor, Static, Tremors, Static, postural tremor, static tremors, postural tremors, static tremor, Tremor, postural, Static tremor, Postural tremor, Static tremor (finding), Static Tremor
Norwegian Statisk tremor
Czech statický třes, posturální tremor, Posturální třes
Dutch houdingstremor
German Posturaler Tremor
Hungarian Posturalis tremor
Italian Tremore posturale, Tremore statico
Japanese 姿勢時振戦, シセイジシンセン
Portuguese Tremor postural
Spanish Temblor postural, temblor estático (hallazgo), temblor estático, temblor postural
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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