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Primary orthostatic tremor

Primary orthostatic tremor: Introduction

Primary orthostatic tremor: A rare movement disorder where rapid tremors occur in the legs when standing. The disorder occurs on its own and is not associated with any condition or disease. Patients have difficulty standing still but have no trouble walking. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Primary orthostatic tremor is available below.

Symptoms of Primary orthostatic tremor

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Primary orthostatic tremor: Complications

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Causes of Primary orthostatic tremor

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Primary orthostatic tremor: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Primary orthostatic tremor

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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 forgetulness symptom might be Alzheimer's, whereas 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 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 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 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 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. more »

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

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

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Primary orthostatic tremor: Rare Types

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Definitions of Primary orthostatic tremor:

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

Related Primary orthostatic tremor Info

More information about Primary orthostatic tremor

  1. Primary orthostatic tremor: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications

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