myorhythmia

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myorhythmia

[¦mī·ō′rith·mē·ə]
(medicine)
Muscle tremor with a rate of 2-4 per second, and irregular intervals between cycles.
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(2), dopaminergic deficit revealed with dopamine transporter SCAN single-photon emission computed tomography was suggested to be a potential indicator of levodopa responsiveness in Holmes tremor. Nevertheless, to the best of my knowledge, a possible relationship between the responsible lesion site of Holmes' tremor and varying therapy responses has not been investigated in a previous report.
The clinical and neuroimaging studies in Holmes tremor. Acta Neurol Scand 2010;122:360-366.
Thalamotomy: It is performed in the cases of PD-induced tremor in which medical treatment-resistant tremor occurs as a main symptom as well as in the cases of essential tremor, Holmes tremor, multiple sclerosis-related tremor, and ischemic and post-traumatic tremor.