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Glossary for Tremor, hereditary essential, and idiopathic normal pressure hydrocpehalus

  • Brain conditions: Medical conditions that affect the brain
  • Dilated brain ventricles: Dilated brain ventricles occur when the two halves of the brain are abnormally enlarged or swollen.
  • Essential tremor: It is a progressive neurological disease whose most recognizable feature is a tremor of the arms that is apparent during voluntary movements such as eating and writing.
  • Genetic Disease: Any disease that is handed down to oneself through the chromosomes of ones parents
  • Movement disorders: Medical conditions affecting the movement systems, such as walking or tremor.
  • Muscle conditions: Any condition that affects the muscles of the body
  • Musculoskeletal conditions: Medical conditions affecting the musculoskeletal system of bones, muscles and related structures.
  • Nervous system conditions: Diseases affecting the nerves and the nervous system.
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus: A block in the flow of cerebrospinal fluid in the brain, causing enlarged ventricles and brain atrophy.
  • Tremor conditions: Medical conditions causing or characterized by tremor (shaking/trembling symptoms).


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