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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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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.
There are other references to her speaking "extremely fast" (158), which, although we cannot decide definitively from a printed rather than audio rendition of her speech, indicates that she may have a motor speech trait called festination.
Motor disturbances, including postural instability, festination, freezing episodes, and dyskinesia (Stacy, 1999), can prevent or delay access to a toilet and lead to UI (Giladi et al.
Gait festination and freezing in Parkinson's disease: pathogenesis and rehabilitation.