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115 Possible Causes for Cerebellar Gait Ataxia, Quadriceps Muscle Weakness

  • Toxoplasmosis

    The authors report one rare case in a 50-year-old HIV-infected male patient who presented with clipped speech, gait ataxia and incoordination.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract Isolated cerebellar mass lesion is an uncommon presentation of toxoplasmosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The cerebellar toxoplasmosis was suspected based on imaging findings, despite the atypical location.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Autosomal Recessive Spastic Ataxia Type 2

    Main inclusion criteria for HA were cerebellar gait and/or limb ataxia, and for HSP, spasticity in the lower limbs, brisk reflexes and positive Babinski sign [ 11, 12 ].[journals.plos.org] Upper extremity muscle tone and strength are normal. In the lower extremities, muscle tone is increased at the hamstrings, quadriceps and ankles.[ipfs.io] Abstract Background: Hereditary cerebellar ataxias (HCA) and hereditary spastic paraplegias (HSP) are two groups of neurodegenerative disorders that usually present with progressive[karger.com]

  • Ataxia

    Marsden, Cerebellar ataxia, Balance, Gait, and Falls, 10.1016/B978-0-444-63916-5.00017-3, (261-281), (2018).[doi.org] Weakness of the quadriceps muscles will cause the patient to swing the affected leg forward and lock the knee at the time of heel-strike in order to prevent the leg from collapsing[dartmouth.edu] See Cerebellar gait, Friedreich's ataxia, Hereditary cerebellar ataxia, Spinocerebellar ataxia Vox populi Wobbling. a·tax·i·a ( ă-taksē-ă ) An inability to coordinate muscle[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Sciatica

    […] and disorders of cerebellar function -- Tremor, myoclonus, focal dystonias, and tics -- Disorders of stance and gait -- Pain -- Other somatic sensation -- Headache and other[worldcat.org] A neurological examination showed paresis of the right quadriceps, tibial and sural muscles, increased bilateral knee and ankle reflexes and positive Babinski sign.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] electrophysiologic, and laboratory techniques for neurologic diagnosis -- Motor paralysis -- Abnormalities of movement and posture caused by disease of the basal ganglia -- Ataxia[worldcat.org]

  • X-linked Parkinsonism-Spasticity Syndrome

    .  Cerebellar dysfunction :  A. Features  1. Gait ataxia  2. Ataxic dysarthria  3. Limb ataxia  4.[slideshare.net] Upper extremity muscle tone and strength are normal. In the lower extremities, muscle tone is increased at the hamstrings, quadriceps and ankles.[en.wikipedia.org] Muscle weakness when present is seen in iliopsoas, tibialis anterior and, to a lesser extent, the hamstrings.[jnnp.bmj.com]

  • Paraparesis

    Research type Research Study Full title Gait analysis in cerebellar ataxia and hereditary spastic paraparesis IRAS ID 197883 Contact name Alisdair McNeill Contact email a.mcneill[hra.nhs.uk] Muscle weakness when present is seen in iliopsoas, tibialis anterior and, to a lesser extent, the hamstrings.[jnnp.bmj.com] Lower limb antagonist muscle co-activation and its relationship with gait parameters in cerebellar ataxia.[journals.plos.org]

  • Spastic Ataxia with Congenital Miosis

    ) Cerebellar ataxia, Cayman type is characterised by psychomotor retardation, hypotonia and cerebellar dysfunction ( nystagmus, ataxic gait, truncal ataxia, dysarthric speech[findzebra.com] Foot drop from tibialis anterior weakness, inability to walk on the toes from gastrocnemius and soleus weakness, instability at the knee from quadriceps weakness or weakness[casemed.case.edu] Features of cerebellar ataxia included marked dysarthria, dizziness, and broad-based unsteady gait.[findzebra.com]

  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia with Axonal Neuropathy

    13 See the list below: Clinical features Early age of onset Progressive cerebellar gait ataxia Cerebellar dysarthria Mild mental retardation Horizontal nystagmus Pyramidal[emedicine.medscape.com] Pelvic girdle and thigh muscle weakness and atrophy are evident, but mainly affecting the quadriceps muscle and developing over the next few days or weeks.[neuroweb.us] (SCAs) are a group of progressive and irreversible neurological diseases affecting gait and movement coordination.[cags.org.ae]

  • Autosomal Dominant Spastic Ataxia Type 1

    13 See the list below: Clinical features Early age of onset Progressive cerebellar gait ataxia Cerebellar dysarthria Mild mental retardation Horizontal nystagmus Pyramidal[emedicine.medscape.com] Upper extremity muscle tone and strength are normal. In the lower extremities, muscle tone is increased at the hamstrings, quadriceps and ankles.[en.wikipedia.org] Commonly ataxias are presented as “pure cerebellar” phenotypes, characterized by ataxic gait and movements, nystagmus, dysarthria and hypotonia.[centogene.com]

  • Hemiparesis

    In its severe form, this gait can cause an ataxia that resembles the cerebellar ataxic gait.[stanford25.wordpress.com] Quadriceps muscle weakness following acute hemiplegic stroke. Clin Rehabil. 2001;15(3):274-81. 18. Adams RW, Gandevia SC, Skuse NF.[rehab.research.va.gov]

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