By Steven Bellows, MD1 and Joseph Jankovic, MD1Parkinson’s Disease Center and Movement Disorders Clinic, Department of Neurology,Baylor College of Medicine, Houston Texas (www.jankovic.org) When people come to their doctor for evaluation of a tremor, two common possible diagnoses are essential tremor and Parkinson’s disease. Essential tremor is a common condition that may start at any […]
By Arif Dalvi, MD, MBAPalm Beach Neuroscience Institute By definition essential tremor (ET) is a monosymptomatic disease with tremor as the only symptom and without an underlying cause in the form of other neurological diagnoses. ET presents most commonly as a postural tremor of the hands, although a head or voice tremor are often seen. […]
By Dr. Albert Fenoy,Director, Deep Brain Stimulation ProgramAssociate Professor, Department of NeurosurgeryMcGovern Medical SchoolThe University of Texas at Houston Patients with essential tremor (ET) usually present with hand tremor, an involuntary shaking of the hands dependent on position. However, head tremor can also develop in the course of ET or present as a singular symptom. […]
Learn how a DaTscan can help neurologists understand the cause of a patient’s tremors. Mark Hibberd, global head of medical services and chief medical officer of pharmaceutical diagnostics with GE Healthcare, explains.
(This is an article from a past issue of Tremor Talk magazine. It’s just a sampling of the stories we include in this printed publication. Annual donors to the IETF receive Tremor Talk magazine in the mail three times per year.) By Arif Dalvi, MD, MBA Director of the Comprehensive Movement Disorders Program Palm Beach […]