Orthostatic tremor: A cause of postural instability in the elderly

P. Gates, D. Thyagarajan

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Abstract

Three cases of a rarely described syndrome of posture-induced tremor of the legs and trunk, which occurs with standing but resolves with walking, sitting and lying, are described. This syndrome occurs in elderly patients and, in the three patients described, responded dramatically to a small dosage of clonazepam.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)373
Number of pages1
JournalMedical Journal of Australia
Volume152
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 1990
Externally publishedYes

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