Isolated leg tremor in a middle-aged woman: an unusual presenting symptom of Graves' disease

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This work was supported by the Soonchunhyang University Research Fund (the number is not applicable).

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Video: A 49-year-old woman exhibits position-specific postural leg tremor, 7–8 Hz by visual inspection, emerging with the following circumstances; putting her feet on tiptoes while sitting; or standing on one foot with the other tip-toeing on the ground (Video, the first part). Two months after the treatment of hyperthyroidism, her leg tremor disappears completely (Video, the later part). (MP4 19761 KB)

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Lee, J., Ju, H., Im, K. et al. Isolated leg tremor in a middle-aged woman: an unusual presenting symptom of Graves' disease. Acta Neurol Belg 120, 955–957 (2020).

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  • Graves’ disease
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Leg tremor
  • Postural tremor