Orthostatic tremor: an essential tremor variant?

@article{Papa1988OrthostaticTA,
  title={Orthostatic tremor: an essential tremor variant?},
  author={Stella M. Papa and Oscar S. Gershanik},
  journal={Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society},
  year={1988},
  volume={3 2},
  pages={
          97-108
        }
}
Three patients with a clear-cut history of essential tremor of the upper limbs presented with the clinical features reported by Heilman as orthostatic tremor. Electromyographic findings included 6-8 Hz postural tremor in all four limbs. Highly synchronized 16 Hz rhythmic discharges were found in the legs upon standing. This peculiar pattern of discharge was also observed in the upper limbs and spinal muscles. High frequency rhythmic bursts, either alternating or co-contracting were present in… CONTINUE READING

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