Essential tremor

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Abstract

Essential tremor is both a paradoxical and an elusive disorder. It is paradoxical because, while it is one of the most common neurologic disorders affecting people of all ages in all human populations, it was not fully described until the end of the 19th century, and the term itself was not consistently used by neurologists until the second half of the 20th century. It is elusive because there is no known diagnostic marker or consistently abnormal finding.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1522-1524
Number of pages3
JournalArchives of neurology
Volume57
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2000
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Clinical Neurology

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