ataxic


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Synonyms for ataxic

lacking motor coordination

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In this report, we aim to raise awareness of atypical presentation of Legionnaires' disease in a patient with the initial symptoms of ataxic gait, slurred speech, and urinary incontinence.
She exhibited horizontal nystagmus and dysmetria bilaterally and continued to be ataxic, requiring 2-point assistance.
"They can present in any way, in any form--CSA, obstructive sleep apnea [OSA], ataxic breathing or sustained hypoxemia.
An extinction cue reduces spontaneous recovery of ataxic ethanol tolerance in rats.
MFS includes incomplete forms, such as acute mydriasis, acute ataxic neuropathy, acute oropharyngeal palsy, AO and BBE (2).
Information obtained from medical records and physical assessment included: aetiology; classification of CP based on the topographical distribution (diplegia, hemiplegia and quadriplegia); nature of the movement disorder (spastic, dyskinetic, ataxic, mixed and hypotonic); severity of CP using the Gross Motor Function Classification System--Expanded and Explained (GMFCS-ER); the extent of motor impairments using the Gross Motor Function Measure-88 (GMFM-88); and associated problems such as intellectual disabilities, seizure disorders, and speech and hearing impairments.
And there is another shock in store as Charity will learn that Ryan has Ataxic Cerebral Palsy, a disability which affects his mobility and coordination.
Interestingly, it has been described NS affected individuals to have a multifocal demyelinating neuropathy (8,12) sometimes being the only clinical feature of the syndrome; NS patients do not present with nystagmus, their spastic paraplegia is mild, affecting primarily the lower limbs, and ataxic compromise may vary.
The purpose of this study was to determine if a six week, 4% blueberry diet, in age matched WT and Mecp2-mutant heterozygous female mice would alleviate anxiety as measured by the open field test and improve ataxic parameters on the parallel rod test.
On examination, he had slurred speech and wide-based ataxic gait; so he could walk with one-person support.
One strategy suggested to improve gait in ataxic individuals is to attach weights to their ankles or trunk.
This study has addressed this gap in knowledge and has contributed to the evidence that robotic therapy may also be an additional asset for the balance treatment of ataxic patients.
Neurological examination revealed right-sided severe ataxic hemiparesis, dysarthria, left palpebral ptosis and mydriasis, divergent strabismus, and fluctuating consciousness (Glasgow coma scale, GCS 10/15).
The patient with a cryptic unbalanced translocation t(14; 15)(q11.1; q11.2) causing monosomy for 15q11 and trisomy for 14q11 presented with an unusual Angelman syndrome with an extremely short stature and severe intellectual disability, lack of speech, and seizure ataxic gait [6].