Shuffling gait seen characteristically in -
Parkinsonian gait known as shuffling gait presents as short steps, narrow-based with flexed knees and stooped posture.
FREEZING GAIT is seen in all of the following EXCEPT -
Progressive supranuclear palsy
What is the commonest type of gait disorders can also be classified by etiology?
Gait disorders can also be classified by etiology
Sensory deficit - 18%
Myelopathy - 16%
Multiple infarcts - 15%
Most common cause of frontal gait disorder is -
Most common cause of frontal gait disorder is vascular disease
Most common cause of frontal gait disorder is vascular disease， particularly subcortical small-vessel disease. Lesions are frequently found in the deep frontal white matter and centrum ovale.
Cerebellar gait ataxia is characterized by ALL of the following EXCEPT -
Cerebellar gait ataxia is characterized by a
wide base of support
Lateral instability of trunk
Erratic foot placement
Decompensation of balance
Most common dementia diagnosis among older adults
Commonest cause of cerebellar ataxia in older patients -
Causes of cerebellar ataxia in older patients include stroke , trauma，tumor，and neurodegenerative disease
ALL of the following are correct about 'cautious gait' EXCEPT -
walks with an abbreviated stride and lowered center of mass， as if walking on a slippery surface
This disorder can be observed in more than one-third of older patients with gait impairment.
Frontal gait disorder is also known as -
Frontal gait disorder sometimes known as gait apraxia，
Tropical spastic paraparesis is caused by -
Tropical spastic paraparesis - is a medical condition that causes weakness, muscle spasms, and sensory disturbance by human T-lymphotropic virus