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What are the components of the primary motor pathway?

upper motor neurone

lower motor neurone

neuromuscular junction

muscle

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How can you differentiate between a tremor caused by Parkinson's disease and a tremor caused by Cerebellar disease?

Parkinson's disease tremor is at rest


Cerebrallar is an action tremor exacerbated by movement

3

What are the classic features of a Parkinson's disease tremor?

Rythmic

Distal

in one or more planes

slow

eliminated by movement

 

cogwheel rigidity

 

4

What are the classic features of a tremor caused by Cerebellar disease?

Irregular

Proximal and distal

Different planes

Slow

Exaggerated by intention

 

 

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