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Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology

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Action Tremor

  • Anna DePold HohlerAffiliated withBoston University Medical Center Email author 
  • , Marcus Ponce de LeonAffiliated with Madigan Army Medical Center

Synonyms

Intention tremors

Definition

Action tremor is a rhythmic, oscillatory, and involuntary movement of the limb that is seen with movement of an extremity. It may be seen in isolation with a cerebellar lesion or associated with other tremor types such as the postural tremor of essential tremor or the rest tremor of Parkinson’s disease.

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