Jaw Tremor Resulting in Broken Teeth: On the Essential Tremor Spectrum

Hernandez, Nora C.; Louis, Elan D.

Background: Jaw tremors in essential tremor (ET) rarely represent anything other than a cosmetic concern.

Phenomenology Shown: A case of an ET patient whose jaw tremor was severe enough to result in cracked teeth.

Educational Value: It behooves treating clinicians to be aware of the full spectrum of this movement disorder.


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Tremor and Other Hyperkinetic Movements

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Center for Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders
The Center for Digital Research and Scholarship
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January 27, 2016