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5 Possible Causes for Patients Need Support with Walking or Are Wheelchair Bound

  • Autosomal Recessive Spinocerebellar Ataxia 18

    Most textbooks on neurodegenerative disorders have used a classification scheme based upon either clinical syndromes or anatomical distribution of the pathology. In contrast, this book looks to the future and uses a classification based upon molecular mechanisms, rather than clinical or anatomical boundaries. Major[…][]

  • Ataxia

    walking aids/support to be able to walk, and 3) Severe, when the patient is wheelchair bound ( 13 ). 4.[] The severity of CA is assessed at presentation with a simple clinical rating scale as: 1) mild, when the patient is able to walk unaided, 2) moderate, when the patient needs[]

  • Classic Multiminicore Myopathy

    Currently, AGT66 is wheelchair-bound and AGT67 is able to walk short distances. For both patients, diffuse muscle weakness, facial weakness and ptosis were diagnosed.[] AGT66 and AGT67 from family 5 are now 45 and 31 years old and presented with neonatal hypotonia without need for respiratory support. Motor milestones were delayed.[]

  • Al-Gazali-Dattani Syndrome

    ); Extensor plantar response (in some patients); Cerebellar atrophy, severe MISCELLANEOUS: Onset in infancy; Patients need support with walking or are wheelchair-bound; Two[] ; Intellectual impairment; Poor speech; Cerebellar ataxia; Truncal ataxia; Gait ataxia; Incoordination; Dysmetria; Dysdiadochokinesis; Dysarthria; Hyperreflexia (in some patients[]

  • Miyoshi Myopathy

    At the first clinical examination, all patients were able to walk without support and presently nine became wheelchair-bound and three needed walking assistance (mean time[] Seven patients referred dyspnea and/or orthopnea. 18% of thoracic x-rays presented an enlargement of the cardiothoracic index and abnormalities were found in 50% of the respiratory[]

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