intention tremor


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intention tremor

[in′ten·chən ‚trem·ər]
(medicine)
A clinical manifestation of certain diseases of the nervous system characterized by involuntary trembling of the limbs brought on by voluntary movements, and ceasing on rest.
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A resting tremor can indicate parkinsonism; intention tremor may indicate a cerebellar lesion.
This condition is characterized by intention tremor and progressive cerebellar ataxia, beginning as early as the late 50s or 60s, although symptoms might not begin until much later in life.
Two subjects had intention tremor, and three had both intention and resting tremor.