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BMJ Case Rep. 2010; 2010: bcr11.2009.2432.
Published online 2010 April 20. doi:  10.1136/bcr.11.2009.2432
PMCID: PMC3047494
Unusual presentation of more common disease/injury

Thalamic tumour presenting with Holmes’ tremor: diagnostic difficulties


The presentation of intracerebral tumours with tremor is rare. A case is described of a 78-year-old woman presenting with Holmes’ tremor who was found to have a thalamic tumour. The diagnostic context of tumours that present with tremor is discussed along with the pathophysiology and management of this case.

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