Cerebellar Ataxia from Multiple Potential Causes: Hypothyroidism, Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, Thalamic Stimulation, and Essential Tremor

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Shneyder, Natalya; Lyons, Mark K.; Driver-dunckley, Erika; Evidente, Virgilio Gerald H.;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Columbia University Libraries
  • Journal: Tremor and Other Hyperkinetic Movements,volume 2 (issn: 2160-8288, eissn: 2160-8288)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3569994, doi: 10.7916/D8BP01H5
  • Subject: tremor | Neurology. Diseases of the nervous system | hypothyroidism | RC346-429 | Case Report | deep brain stimulation | thalamic stimulation | Ataxia | Hashimoto's thyroiditis | Diseases of the musculoskeletal system | RC925-935
    mesheuropmc: endocrine system diseases | nervous system

<div id="ojsAbstract"><p><strong>Background:</strong> Both hypothyroidism and Hashimoto's thyroiditis (HT) can rarely be associated with cerebellar ataxia. Severe essential tremor (ET) as well as bilateral thalamic deep brain stimulation (DBS) may lead to subtle cere... View more
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