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Essential Tremor MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Essential Tremor
Tree Number(s)
C10.228.662.350
Unique ID
D020329
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020329
Scope Note
A relatively common disorder characterized by a fairly specific pattern of tremors which are most prominent in the upper extremities and neck, inducing titubations of the head. The tremor is usually mild, but when severe may be disabling. An autosomal dominant pattern of inheritance may occur in some families (i.e., familial tremor). (Mov Disord 1988;13(1):5-10)
Entry Term(s)
Benign Essential Tremor
Familial Tremor
Hereditary Essential Tremor
NLM Classification #
WL 390
Previous Indexing
Tremor (1966-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2000
History Note
2000
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/03
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Essential Tremor Preferred
Familial Tremor Narrower
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