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Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders: Tremor and Myoclonus 

Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders: Tremor and Myoclonus
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Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders: Tremor and Myoclonus
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Melinda S. Burnett

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780190244927.003.0027
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date: 19 October 2019

Hyperkinetic movement disorders are characterized by an excess of movement. Tremor and myoclonus are 2 common hyperkinetic movement disorders that may signify a wide variety of underlying causes or diagnoses. Other hyperkinetic movement disorders (such as chorea, dystonia, and tics) are reviewed elsewhere.

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