Lack of association between essential tremor and Parkinson's disease.

@article{Cleeves1988LackOA,
  title={Lack of association between essential tremor and Parkinson's disease.},
  author={L A Cleeves and Leslie J. Findley and William Koller},
  journal={Annals of neurology},
  year={1988},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={23-6}
}
Four aspects of a possible association between essential tremor (ET) and Parkinson's disease (PD) were investigated: (1) the frequency of extrapyramidal signs in ET; (2) the frequency of concurrent ET and PD (i.e., monosymptomatic postural tremor for 5 or more years prior to onset of PD); (3) the frequency of ET in the families of PD patients; and (4) the frequency of PD in families of ET patients. Two hundred and thirty-seven ET patients (137 in London and 100 in Chicago) were evaluated. One… CONTINUE READING

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