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A case illustrating how tremor of Wilson’s disease may mimic functional tremor

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The video is showing high-amplitude tremor during action, posture and rest, which was more prominent on the distal parts of upper extremities which disappeared by mental activity or other kinds of distraction. (AVI 70027 kb)

The video is showing high-amplitude tremor during action, posture and rest, which was more prominent on the distal parts of upper extremities which disappeared by mental activity or other kinds of distraction. (AVI 70027 kb)

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Elmalı, A.D., Gündüz, A., Poyraz, B.Ç. et al. A case illustrating how tremor of Wilson’s disease may mimic functional tremor. Acta Neurol Belg 117, 351–353 (2017) doi:10.1007/s13760-016-0674-6

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Keywords

  • Sertraline
  • Duloxetine
  • Biperiden
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