Ataxia

Ataxia is a disorder of movement and coordination. Symptoms may include clumsy movements, gait disorders, staggering (balance difficulty), vertigo, or speech difficulty. The underlying cause of ataxia is often a serious disorder of the brain (e.g. stroke) or central nervous system ...

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Causes of Ataxia

Ataxia may be caused by a particular type of ataxia, and the causes may differ by type. The particular types ...

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Types of Ataxia

Types of ataxia include:

  • Cerebellar ataxia
  • Sensory ataxia
  • Vestibular ataxia

Specific subtypes include:

  • Hereditary cerebellar ataxia
  • Friedrich ataxia
  • Gait ataxia
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