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Benign essential tremor syndrome

Benign essential tremor syndrome: Introduction

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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Benign essential tremor syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Benign essential tremor syndrome

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Benign essential tremor syndrome: Deaths

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Causes of Benign essential tremor syndrome

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Disease Topics Related To Benign essential tremor syndrome

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Benign essential tremor syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Benign essential tremor syndrome

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Alzheimer's disease over-diagnosed: The well-known disease of Alzheimer's disease is often over-diagnosed. Patients tend to assume that any memory loss or...read more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions, such as a stroke or Alzheimer's disease, it...read more »

Tremor need not be Parkinson's disease: There is the tendency to believe that any tremor symptom, or shakiness, means Parkinson's disease. The reality is that there are various possibilities, such as benign essential tremor,...read more »

Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms of severe brain injury are hard to miss, it is less clear for milder injuries, or even those causing a mild concussion...read more »

MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked. This is particularly true of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI)...read more »

Rare diseases misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease: A rare genetic disorder is often misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease for men in their 50's....read more »

Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed. It may be...read more »

Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return. A variety of...read more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical...read more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis ...read more »

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Benign essential tremor syndrome: Rare Types

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Clinical Trials for Benign essential tremor syndrome

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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)

 

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