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Table 1 Clinical Characteristics of patients with Benign Tremulous Parkinsonism

From: Benign tremulous Parkinsonism: a unique entity or another facet of Parkinson’s disease?

Study Sex (M/F) Mean Age of onset (range) Initial symptoms Disease duration (years, range) Treatment response Family history
Josephs et al. 10/6 58.5 (42–71) Unilateral hand rest tremor (13/16) 11.1 (8–25) No benefit by LDa(≥600 mg/d) 10/16
Selikhova et al. 9/7 59 (30–72) Unilateral hand rest tremor (11/16), rest and postural/action tremor (5/16) 24 (12–50) Not responsive to LD (9/15), though 6/15 had early benefit 5/15
Leventoglu et al. 16/7 66.6 (50–89) Unilateral hand rest tremor (18/23) 5 Little improvement to LD (11/18) 4/23
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