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Parkinson's tremor: Parkinson's tremor is a fine involuntary shaking or trembling that is characteristic of Parkinson's disease and most often affects the hand and/or foot at rest, but can spread to other parts of the body as the disease progresses. See detailed information below for a list of 3 causes of Parkinson's tremor, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Medical Conditions associated with Parkinson's tremor:
Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Parkinson's-like symptoms, Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)
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