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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The primary endpoint of the essential tremor study is to compare the effect of one week of SAGE-217 on overall kinetic tremor symptoms, disclosed the company.
Patient A was under ART with tenofovir (TDF), lamivudine (3TC), atazanavir (ATV) and ritonavir (r), had no cognitive complaints and a last reported Mini Mental State Exam (MMSE) of 29/30; he had mild bilateral bradykinesia in upper extremities and postural, rest and kinetic tremor in the right arm that did not interfere with activities of daily living and therefore was not on any antiparkinsonian drug.
All of these patients had bilateral postural hand tremor; in advanced cases, additional kinetic tremor was observed.
Hallmarks of encephalitis, in which the infection involves brain tissue, are a change in mental status and a variety of movement disorders, including postural or kinetic tremor and parkinsonism.
The kinetic tremor is the tremor which occurs during movement.