Paper Over Fine Tremors to Find Them

June 30, 2010

It can sometimes be difficult to detect the fine tremors of the hands and fingers of a patient with hyperthyroidism.

It can sometimes be difficult to detect the fine tremors of the hands and fingers of a patient with hyperthyroidism. For help in picking these up, place a sheet of paper on the patient's outstretched hands and fingers; the vibrating paper will reveal the tremor.

-- Mohammed Basha, MD Gainesville, Fla


 

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