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Tremor in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

de Oliveira, Gisele R.; Aquino, Patricia S.; Carvalho Costa, Allyne M.; Louis, Elan D.; Braga, Lucia L. B. C.; Souza, Marcellus H. L. P.; Rola, Francisco H.; Gondim, Francisco A. A.

The spectrum of neurological manifestations of Crohn’s disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC) is diverse and not fully understood. In addition to peripheral neuropathy, mild autonomic impairment has been reported. These problems themselves could also result in secondary neurological consequences, such as the exacerbation of enhanced physiological tremor. Indeed, some patients in our cohort complained of tremor. Hence, we hypothesized that enhanced physiological tremor would be more severe in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) than controls.

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Tremor and Other Hyperkinetic Movements

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Center for Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders
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September 27, 2013
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