festination


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Related to festination: festinating gait, intention tremors
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involuntary shortening of stride and quickening of gait that occurs in some diseases (e

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The sequence effect and gait festination in Parkinson disease: Contributors to freezing of gait?
Symptoms such as shuffling gait, loss of dexterity, festination, freezing of gait, hypophonia and loss of articulation, and falls because of loss of postural reflexes.
Further, PD participants completed the experimental trials without incident or other disruption, such as festination or freezing.
Other clinical features include secondary motor symptoms (eg, hypomimia, dysarthria, dysphagia, sialorrhoea, micrographia, shuffling gait, festination, freezing, dystonia, glabellar reflexes), non-motor symptoms (eg, autonomic dysfunction, cognitive/neurobehavioral abnormalities, sleep disorders and sensory abnormalities such as anosmia, paresthesias and pain).
Festination and marked hypokinesia along with freezing and postural instability lead to frequent falls.