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Palatal tremor with audible click
  1. Mohammad Rohani1,
  2. Mohammad Mohseni2,
  3. Mohammadali Arami3,
  4. Arezoo Rezazadeh4
  1. 1Department of Neurology, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  2. 2Department of Otolaryngology, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  3. 3Department of Neurology, Milad General Hospital, Tehran, Iran
  4. 4Department of Neurology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
  1. Correspondence to Dr Arezoo Rezazadeh, Toronto Western Hospital, 399 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5T 2S8; arezoo.rezazadeh{at}

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Palatal tremor and myoclonus are the terms used for rhythmic bilateral movements of palate due to excitability of brainstem. It encompasses two types of essential palatal tremor (EPT) and symptomatic palatal tremor (SPT).

The main feature of EPT is an audible click in the ear due …

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  • Contributors MR: study concept and design, acquisition of data, interpretation of data and drafting the manuscript. MM: acquisition of data and supervision of the care. MA: study concept and design, acquisition of data. AR: reviewing the literature and revising the manuscript.

  • Competing interests None.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

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