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Parkinson's Exam



Resting Tremor

    • Look For

    • Tremor while at rest, that decreases with target-directed movement.
  • The tremor of Parkinsonism is classically pill-rolling, meaning that the thumb and forefinger and rubbed together, at a rate of 3-6hz.
    • Significance

    • Associated with Parkinsonism, either in the setting of Parkinson’s disease or secondary causes.
Last updated on April 19th, 2019