Kinetic predominant essential tremor: successful treatment with clonazepam.


Fourteen patients with marked kinetic tremors of long duration but no other major neurologic signs are described. A positive family history of essential tremor, mild postural tremor, and tremor suppression with alcohol suggest that the condition is a variant of essential tremor. Kinetic tremors had a frequency of 3.5 to 6.0 Hz and an alternating EMG pattern… (More)