Bruns ataxia

Bruns a·tax·i·a

(brūnz),
an ataxia manifested as a difficulty in initiation of forward movement of the feet when they are in contact with the ground, although leg strength, coordination, and forward movement is normal when the person is supine; due to frontal lobe disease.
Synonym(s): magnetic gait

Bruns a·tax·i·a

(brūnz ă-taks'ē-ă)
An ataxia manifested as a difficulty in initiation of forward movement of the feet when they are in contact with the ground, although leg strength, coordination, and forward movement is normal when the person is supine; due to frontal lobe disease.
Synonym(s): glue-footed gait, magnetic gait (1) , magnetic gait (2) .

Bruns,

Ludwig von, German neurologist, 1858-1916.
Bastian-Bruns law - see under Bastian
Bastian-Bruns sign - Synonym(s): Bastian-Bruns law
Bruns ataxia - difficulty in moving the feet when they are in contact with the ground; a condition related to a frontal lobe lesion.
Bruns nystagmus - due to lateral brainstem compression, usually by a cerebellopontine angle mass such as an acoustic neuroma.
Bruns syndrome - lesions of cerebral fourth ventricle cause symptoms of headache, vertigo, and vomiting; if head position is altered, the patient may fall.