myopathic gait


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waddling gait

A gait disorder characterised by wide-based steps, swaying or rolling from side to side, toe-walking, symmetricalness, and due to myopathy and other neuromuscular disorders.

Clinical findings
Proximal muscle weakness of lower extremities; accentuation of lumbar lordosis.

myopathic gait

Orthopedics A waddling duckoid or penguinoid sashay characterized by exaggerated lateral trunk swaying, hip raising Seen in Muscle dystrophy, spinal muscle atrophy, febrile polyneuropathy. See Gait.
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