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Concept Unique Identifier (CUI): C0040822

NCI Thesaurus Code: C38038  (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Semantic Type: Sign or Symptom

NCIt Definition: The shaking movement of the whole body or just a certain part of it, often caused by problems of the neurons responsible for muscle action.

HPO Definition: An unintentional, oscillating to-and-fro muscle movement. [HPO:probinson, pmid:16344298]

MEDLINEPLUS Definition: 

Tremors are unintentional trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body. Most tremors occur in the hands. You can also have arm, head, face, vocal cord, trunk, and leg tremors. Tremors are most common in middle-aged and older people, but anyone can have them.

The cause of tremors is a problem in the parts of the brain that control muscles in the body or in specific parts of the body, such as the hands. They commonly occur in otherwise healthy people. They may also be caused by problems such as

Some forms are inherited and run in families. Others have no known cause.

There is no cure for most tremors. Treatment to relieve them depends on their cause. In many cases, medicines and sometimes surgical procedures can reduce or stop tremors and improve muscle control. Tremors are not life threatening. However, they can be embarrassing and make it hard to perform daily tasks.

NIH: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

CTCAE Definition: A disorder characterized by the uncontrolled shaking movement of the whole body or individual parts.

NICHD Definition: Unintentional trembling or shaking of one or more body parts.

CSP Definition: involuntary trembling or quivering.

MSH Definition: Cyclical movement of a body part that can represent either a physiologic process or a manifestation of disease. Intention or action tremor, a common manifestation of CEREBELLAR DISEASES, is aggravated by movement. In contrast, resting tremor is maximal when there is no attempt at voluntary movement, and occurs as a relatively frequent manifestation of PARKINSON DISEASE.

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Has a tremor
Shakes
Shaking all over
Shaking/Tremors
Shaking
The shakes
Tremor (finding)
Tremor [Disease/Finding]
Tremor NOS
Tremor, unspecified
Tremors/Shaking
Tremors
tremor

External Source Codes: 
NCI Thesaurus Code C38038 (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Other Properties: Property Definitions
Name Value Source
ACTIVE 1 SNOMEDCT_US
ANSWER_CODE 3520037 LNC
AQL BL CF CI CL CN CO DG DH DI DT EC EH EM EN EP ET GE HI IM ME MI MO NU PA PC PP PS PX RH RT SU TH UR VE VI MSH
CASE_SIGNIFICANCE_ID 900000000000448009 SNOMEDCT_US
Contributing_Source CTCAE NCI
Contributing_Source FDA NCI
Contributing_Source MedDRA NCI
Contributing_Source NICHD NCI
CTV3ID XE0rn SNOMEDCT_US
DATE_CREATED 06/28/2000 MEDLINEPLUS
DC 1 MSH
DEFINITION_STATUS_ID 900000000000074008 SNOMEDCT_US
DID 2057-3888 CSP
DX 19660101 MSH
EFFECTIVE_TIME 20020131 SNOMEDCT_US
EXCLUDES1 chorea NOS (G25.5) ICD10CM
EXCLUDES1 essential tremor (G25.0) ICD10CM
EXCLUDES1 hysterical tremor (F44.4) ICD10CM
EXCLUDES1 intention tremor (G25.2) ICD10CM
EXTERNALLY_DEFINED N LNC
FDA_Table Patient Code (Appendix B) NCI
HPO_COMMENT Tremor is differentiated from other involuntary movement disorders, such as chorea, athetosis, ballism, tics, and myoclonus, by its repetitive, stereotyped movements of a regular amplitude and frequency. Clonus, unlike tremor, represents a rhythmic movement, which is increased by muscle stretching. HPO
IAN DEFAULT ICD10
MDA 19990101 MSH
MESH_DEFINITION Cyclical movement of a body part that can represent either a physiologic process or a manifestation of disease. Intention or action tremor, a common manifestation of CEREBELLAR DISEASES, is aggravated by movement. In contrast, resting tremor is maximal when there is no attempt at voluntary movement, and occurs as a relatively frequent manifestation of PARKINSON DISEASE. NDFRT
MESH_DUI D014202 NDFRT
MESH_NAME Tremor NDFRT
MESH_UI M0021869 NDFRT
MMR 20130709 MSH
MN C10.597.350.850 MSH
MN C23.888.592.350.850 MSH
MP_HEALTH_TOPIC_URL https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/tremor.html MEDLINEPLUS
MP_OTHER_LANGUAGE_URL Spanish https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/spanish/tremor.html MEDLINEPLUS
MP_PRIMARY_INSTITUTE_URL National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke http://www.ninds.nih.gov/ MEDLINEPLUS
NDFRT_KIND DISEASE_KIND NDFRT
NICHD_Hierarchy_Term Tremor NCI
NUI N0000003005 NDFRT
OID 2.16.840.1.113883.17.3.5.40 LNC
ORDER_NO 28420 ICD10CM
PRIMARY_PATH 10044565$10044566$10028037$10029205$Tremor$Tremor (excl congenital)$Movement disorders (incl parkinsonism)$Nervous system disorders MDR
PRIMARY_SOC 10029205 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 10.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 10.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 11.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 11.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 12.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 12.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 13.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 13.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 14.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 14.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 15.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 15.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 16.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 16.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 17.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 17.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 18.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 18.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 19.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 19.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 20.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 20.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 8.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 8.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 9.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 9.1 MDR
RXAUI 3250463 RXNORM
RXAUI 3250466 RXNORM
RXCUI 1024025 RXNORM
SID HP:0001295 HPO
SID HP:0001309 HPO
SMQ_TERM_ADDVERSION 10.0 MDR
SMQ_TERM_ADDVERSION 10.1 MDR
SMQ_TERM_ADDVERSION 19.0 MDR
SMQ_TERM_ADDVERSION 9.0 MDR
SMQ_TERM_CAT A MDR
SMQ_TERM_CAT D MDR
SMQ_TERM_LEVEL 4 MDR
SMQ_TERM_LEVEL 5 MDR
SMQ_TERM_LMVERSION 10.0 MDR
SMQ_TERM_LMVERSION 10.1 MDR
SMQ_TERM_LMVERSION 19.0 MDR
SMQ_TERM_LMVERSION 9.0 MDR
SMQ_TERM_SCOPE 1 MDR
SMQ_TERM_STATUS A MDR
SMQ_TERM_WEIGHT 0 MDR
SNOMED_CID 26079004 NDFRT
SUBSET_MEMBER 447562003~CORRELATIONID~447561005 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 447562003~MAPADVICE~ALWAYS R25.1 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 447562003~MAPCATEGORYID~447637006 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 447562003~MAPGROUP~1 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 447562003~MAPPRIORITY~1 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 447562003~MAPRULE~TRUE SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 447562003~MAPTARGET~R25.1 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~CORRELATIONID~447561005 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPADVICE~ALWAYS R25.1 | DESCENDANTS NOT EXHAUSTIVELY MAPPED SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPCATEGORYID~447637006 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPGROUP~1 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPPRIORITY~1 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPRULE~TRUE SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPTARGET~R25.1 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000497000~MAPTARGET~XE0rn SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000508004~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000548007 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000508004~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000549004 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000509007~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000548007 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000509007~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000549004 SNOMEDCT_US
TERMUI T041617 MSH
TH NLM (1966) MSH
TYPE_ID 900000000000003001 SNOMEDCT_US
TYPE_ID 900000000000013009 SNOMEDCT_US

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