- an intention tremor beginning in one extremity, gradually increasing in intensity, and subsequently involving other parts of the body;
- facial paralysis, otalgia, and herpes zoster resulting from viral infection of the seventh cranial nerve and geniculate ganglion;
- a form of juvenile paralysis agitans associated with primary atrophy of the pallidal system.
Synonym(s): ataxia with myoclonus, progressive cerebellar tremor
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