• Andrew J. Larner


Palatal tremor, also known as palatal myoclonus, is characterized by rhythmic, unilateral or bilateral, palatal contractions which continue during sleep; this may be classified as a focal myoclonic syndrome. A distinction may be made between essential and symptomatic palatal tremor, also known as primary and secondary isolated palatal tremor.


Multiple System Atrophy Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Motor Neurone Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrew J. Larner
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  1. 1.Walton Centre for Neurology & NeurosurgeryLiverpoolUK

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