Limb shaking--a carotid TIA.

  title={Limb shaking--a carotid TIA.},
  author={George D. Baquis and Michael S. Pessin and Robert Michael Scott},
  volume={16 3},
Eight patients are described with an unusual form of carotid transient ischemic attack, limb shaking. The basic features included a brief, involuntary, coarse, irregular, wavering movement or tremble involving arm-hand alone, or arm-hand and leg together. In 2 patients limb shaking was the initial manifestation of carotid occlusive disease, and all but one patient had other typical carotid transient ischemic attacks. Major atheromatous carotid occlusive disease was present in all patients on… CONTINUE READING