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Post-traumatic tremor in head injured children.
  1. S L Johnson,
  2. D M Hall
  1. Grosvenor Hospital, Sydney, Australia.


    In a survey of 289 severely head injured children the prevalence of significant tremor was estimated to be at least 45%. The tremor appeared at any time within the first 18 months after injury and in at least half the cases it subsequently subsided spontaneously. The implications of these findings are to question the mechanism of recovery and suggest that controlled trials of the treatment needed.

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