A significant proportion of people with dystonia also have tremor

Takeaway

  • Around 50% of people with dystonia have tremor, the frequency of which depends on areas of the body affected, and duration and severity of dystonia.

Why this matters

    A better understanding of the relationship between dystonia and tremor could ultimately lead to improved management and treatment outcomes. This study, which utilizes a cohort of people with various forms of isolated dystonia, provides the largest and most comprehensive assessment of tremors in dystonia.