Article Text

Download PDFPDF
Orthostatic tremor

Abstract

Orthostatic tremor is characterised by a feeling of unsteadiness that is accompanied by a high frequency (13–18 Hz) tremor of the legs when standing, and which is relieved by sitting or walking. We describe a typical patient whose condition gradually progressed so that eventually he could no longer stand still. We discuss the clinical features, management and pathogenesis, and highlight the need for awareness of this condition because the diagnosis is often missed or delayed.

View Full Text

Statistics from Altmetric.com

Request Permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.