LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
|Year : 2021 | Volume
| Issue : 1 | Page : 116
Helmet tremor: A rare dystonic tremor
Jidhin Raj, Jacob George, Mohamed Raffique, Neethu Suresh, Ajay Radhakrishnan
Department of Neurology, Govt Medical College, Kottayam, Kerala, India
|Date of Submission||07-Mar-2020|
|Date of Acceptance||13-Apr-2020|
|Date of Web Publication||08-Oct-2020|
Dr. Jidhin Raj
Department of Neurology, Govt. Medical College, Kottayam, Kerala
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
|How to cite this article:|
Raj J, George J, Raffique M, Suresh N, Radhakrishnan A. Helmet tremor: A rare dystonic tremor. Ann Indian Acad Neurol 2021;24:116
A 63-year-old gentleman noticed tremulousness of head while wearing helmet from 1 year when he started using a helmet. On examination he had head tilt to right and his left sternocleidomastoid was slightly hypertrophied. There was a yesyes head tremor which was present only while wearing the helmet, as shown in video. This tremor subsides when he touches his chin suggesting a sensory trick or geste antagoniste, as shown in [Video].
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