Cerebral palsy can be categorized into spastic, athetoid, ataxic
, low tone and mixed4.
A 48-year-old male patient was admitted to the emergency room with symptoms of fever, malaise, ataxic
gait, slurred speech, and urinary incontinence, which abruptly started in one day.
A case of perforating ulcers of both feet associated with diabetes and ataxic
Recurrent exposure to nonlethal concentrations through a monotonous cassava-based diet leads to long-term effects, including paralytic diseases such as tropical ataxic
neuropathy and konzo, a neurologic disease characterized by sudden onset of irreversible, nonprogressive spastic paralysis (2).
As being a small vessel disease of the brain, ischemic events are almost invariably subcortical and present in 67% of patients as lacunar syndromes such as pure motor, pure sensory or sensorimotor deficit, ataxic
hemiparesis and dysarthria-clumsy hand syndrome in CADASIL (1).
The patient, now aged 19, is found conscious, reactive, cooperative, with sardonic facies, sialorrhea, global aphasia, ataxic
gait, lower extremity muscular atrophy, and upper extremity spasticity at grade 3 on Ashworth Scale (Fig.
Vestibulotoxicity may present as general disequilibrium, unsteadiness when walking or ataxic
gait, oscillopsia and nystagmus.
Celiac serology should always be assessed for ataxic
symptoms after ruling out all other possible etiologies, as gluten-free diet serves as a cure from the ataxic
(2010), and 0, No sedation (animal is alert); 1, Light degree of sedation (slight effect with animal becoming quieter with its head lowered below shoulder but above knee); 2, Moderate degree of sedation (animal becoming less alert, partial closure of eyelids with its head lowered below knee); 3, Deep degree of sedation (animal becoming ataxic
She was ataxic
and agitated but did not exhibit pupillary constriction or tremor.
Characteristic signs of the effects of chronic opioid use on sleep include ataxic
central sleep apnea (CSA) and sustained hypoxemia, for which CPAP generally is not effective.
Then, in chapters with a common format to facilitate comparisons, he describes types of dysarthria: flaccid, spastic, unilateral upper motor neuron, ataxic
, hypokinetic, hyperkinetic, and mixed.