Resting Tremors of Right Hand in Parkinson’s Disease


Resting tremors are a hallmark of Parkinson’s disease (PD). Tremors start on one side of the body affecting upper limb more severely than the lower limb. After 3 years or in some cases even longer, tremors become symmetric involving the other side. In this case, the patient continued to have only right-sided tremors even 7 years after the initial symptoms started. He had other symptoms of PD such as bradykinesia and rigidity, again affecting right side more than the left.

Published by Dr Sudhir Kumar MD (Medicine) DM (Neurology)

I am a doctor with 25 years experience. I have worked as a neurologist for about 20 years. Educating public and healthcare professionals is very dear to me. This is possible due to my interactions with thousands of patients and their caregivers. I salute the patients who suffer and it is our duty to minimise suffering by preventing diseases and ensuring prompt diagnosis and treatment of those already affected.

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