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Primary orthostatic tremor

Disease definition

Primary orthostatic tremor (POT), or ``shaky legs syndrome'', is a rare movement disorder characterized by fast, task-specific tremor, affecting the legs and trunk while standing.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • POT
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: G25.2
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0878578
  • MeSH: C536418
  • GARD: 8563
  • MedDRA: -

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