Differential Diagnosis of Tremor
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The most common tremor in primary care is an exaggerated physiologic tremor, followed by essential tremor and tremors caused by Parkinson's disease. (Strength of Recommendation [SOR]: C, based on extrapolation from a prospective cohort study of patients older than 50 years). Other types of tremor include primary writing tremor, orthostatic tremor, tremors caused by cerebellar and thalamic disease, neuropathic tremor, and psychogenic tremor. (SOR: C, expert opinion).
American Family Physician, 77(9) 2008: 1305+