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last update : 28-03-2009
Symbol ETM1
Location 3q13
HGNC id 3486
Name essential tremor hereditary 1
Other name(s) tremor familial essential, 1
Corresponding gene DRD3
Other symbol(s) FET1
Main clinical features
  • postural tremor of the arms, but the head, legs, trunk, voice, jaw, and facial muscles also may be involved
  • aggravated by emotions, hunger, fatigue, and temperature extremes, the condition may cause a functional disability or even incapacitation
  • Genetic determination autosomal dominant
    Prevalence increased prevalence of Parkinson's disease and dystonia, Icelandic type
    Function/system disorder neurology
    Type susceptibility factor