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Resting and re-emergent tongue tremor in Parkinson’s disease
  1. Ayaka Numao,
  2. Keisuke Suzuki,
  3. Hiroaki Fujita,
  4. Koichi Hirata
  1. Department of Neurology, Dokkyo Medical University, Tochigi, Japan
  1. Correspondence to Dr Keisuke Suzuki, keisuke{at}

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An 82-year-old man was referred to our department for re-evaluation of parkinsonism. The patient had a 2-year history of parkinsonism followed by dementia and was treated with 300 mg of levodopa/decarboxylase inhibitor. The patient previously had a significant response of motor symptoms including rest and re-emergent tremor to levodopa therapy. The medical history included chronic subdural haematoma. Neurological examination showed bradykinesia and rigidity involving the neck and upper and lower extremities. Resting tremor at the jaw, tongue and right foot was observed. Re-emergent …

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