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November 1985

Handedness and Essential Tremor

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Neurology, University of Illinois School of Medicine (Dr Biary) and Loyola University School of Medicine (Dr Koller), Chicago.

Arch Neurol. 1985;42(11):1082-1083. doi:10.1001/archneur.1985.04060100068024

• In patients with essential tremor, a direct relationship was found between hand dominance and severity of hand tremor. A higher incidence of left-handedness was found in patients with essential tremor than in controls.