[Abnormal involuntary movements in the elderly and their treatment (author's transl)].

In the elderly, there are two main types of abnormal involuntary movements: tremors on one hand and dyskinesias on the other. Among tremors, senile and parkinsonian types have to be separated because they have different semeiologic signs and distinct therapeutics. Senile tremor is present during movements and tonically maintained attitude. It affects upper… (More)