Accuracy of clinical diagnosis in tremulous parkinsonian patients: a blinded video study.

@article{Bajaj2010AccuracyOC,
  title={Accuracy of clinical diagnosis in tremulous parkinsonian patients: a blinded video study.},
  author={N. P. S. Bajaj and Vamsi Krishna Gontu and James Birchall and James Patterson and Donald G. Grosset and A. J. Lees},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  year={2010},
  volume={81 11},
  pages={1223-8}
}
BACKGROUND This study examines the clinical accuracy of movement disorder specialists in distinguishing tremor dominant Parkinson's disease (TDPD) from other tremulous movement disorders by the use of standardised patient videos. PATIENTS AND METHODS Two movement disorder specialists were asked to distinguish TDPD from patients with atypical tremor and dystonic tremor, who had no evidence of presynaptic dopaminergic deficit (subjects without evidence of dopaminergic deficit (SWEDDs… CONTINUE READING

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