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Unawareness of head tremor in essential tremor : a study of three samples of essential tremor patients

Louis, Elan D.; Pellegrino, Kathryn M.; Rios, Eileen

Patients with Huntington disease may be unaware of their chorea, and patients with Parkinson disease often do not recognize or endorse their medication-induced dyskinesias.1, 2 Head tremor occurs in essential tremor (ET),3, 4 yet patients in our experience are often unaware of it. While this phenomenon is anecdotally noted, it has not been formally documented or studied systematically.

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Movement Disorders
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https://doi.org/10.1002/mds.22011

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Center for Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders
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August 30, 2012
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