Which physical findings are characteristic of tremor in tardive dyskinesia (TD)?

Updated: Oct 17, 2018
  • Author: James Robert Brasic, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Selim R Benbadis, MD  more...
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Tardive tremor manifests as involuntary rhythmic sinusoidal movements of limbs, head, neck, or voice. Tardive tremors are persistent. Unlike cerebellar tremors, which are present on voluntary motion and not at rest, and psychogenic tremors, which diminish during the course of long examinations, tardive tremors are usually present at rest and with voluntary movement.

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