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What is Benign essential tremor syndrome?

What is Benign essential tremor syndrome?

  • Benign essential tremor syndrome: A condition characterized mainly by tremor affecting usually then hands and head and the tremors may then slowly progress to other parts of the body.

Benign essential tremor syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Benign essential tremor syndrome, or a subtype of Benign essential tremor syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Benign essential tremor syndrome: Introduction

Types of Benign essential tremor syndrome:

Broader types of Benign essential tremor syndrome:

What causes Benign essential tremor syndrome?

Causes of Benign essential tremor syndrome: see causes of Benign essential tremor syndrome

What are the symptoms of Benign essential tremor syndrome?

Symptoms of Benign essential tremor syndrome: see symptoms of Benign essential tremor syndrome

Can anyone else get Benign essential tremor syndrome?

More information: see contagiousness of Benign essential tremor syndrome
Inheritance: see inheritance of Benign essential tremor syndrome

Benign essential tremor syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Benign essential tremor syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Benign essential tremor syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Benign essential tremor syndrome: Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Benign essential tremor syndrome.
Treatments for Benign essential tremor syndrome: see treatments for Benign essential tremor syndrome
Research for Benign essential tremor syndrome: see research for Benign essential tremor syndrome

Name and Aliases of Benign essential tremor syndrome

Main name of condition: Benign essential tremor syndrome

Other names or spellings for Benign essential tremor syndrome:

hereditary benign tremor, presenile tremor syndrome

Benign essential tremor syndrome: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Benign essential tremor syndrome:

 

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