Palatal Myoclonus

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Palatal myoclonus (now reclassified as palatal tremor) is a rare movement disorder characterized by rhythmic movements of the soft palate. It can be separated into two forms: symptomatic palatal tremor (SPT) usually without an ear click and essential palatal tremor (EPT) often with an ear click as the sole clinical manifestation.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Movement Disorders
PublisherElsevier Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9780123741059
ISBN (Print)9780123741011
Publication statusPublished - 2010

Publication series

NameEncyclopedia of Movement Disorders

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