See what questions
a doctor would ask.
Pathologic tremor in elderly: Pathologic tremor in elderly refers to an older adult who experiences involuntary trembling or fine spasms caused by an underlying disease. See detailed information below for a list of 5 causes of Pathologic tremor in elderly, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
The following medical conditions are some of the possible
causes of Pathologic tremor in elderly.
There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor
about your symptoms.
Home medical tests possibly related to Pathologic tremor in elderly:
Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Pathologic tremor in elderly, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.
Review further information on Pathologic tremor in elderly Treatments.
Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Pathologic tremor in elderly may include these symptoms:
Research the causes of this symptom in broader categories:
Research the causes of related medical symptoms such as:
Read more about causes and Pathologic tremor in elderly deaths.
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness...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 can also...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...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...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), for which the symptoms are typically mild....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. The disease Fragile X disorder can show only mild symptoms in the early years, and Parkinsons...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 misdiagnosed as ...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 symptoms can occur in post-concussion syndrome and these were not being correctly...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in...read more »
Other ways to find a doctor, or use doctor, physician and specialist online research services:
Research extensive quality ratings and patient safety measures for hospitals, clinics and medical facilities in health specialties related to Pathologic tremor in elderly:
Rare types of medical conditions and diseases in related medical categories:
Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:
The list below shows some of the causes of Pathologic tremor in elderly mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Pathologic tremor in elderly. Of the 5 causes of Pathologic tremor in elderly that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Pathologic tremor in elderly' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
Select from the following alphabetical view of conditions which include a symptom of Pathologic tremor in elderly or choose View All.
Ask or answer a question about symptoms or diseases at one of our free interactive user forums.
Medical story forums: If you have a medical story then we want to hear it.
Doctor-patient articles related to symptoms and diagnosis:
These general medical articles may be of interest:
Search Specialists by State and City