apraxic gait

apraxic gait

A gait disorder characterised by difficulty initiating a step, freezing, feet almost stuck to floor, turn hesitation and shuffling.
 
Clinical findings
Hypokinesia, muscular rigidity, grasp reflexes, possible resting tremor, dementia, urinary incontinence.
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Idiopathic NPH is characterized by the triad of ataxic or apraxic gait disturbance, dementia and urinary incontinence.