pseudotabes

pseu·do·ta·bes

(sū'dō-tā'bēz),
A syndrome with the characteristics of tabetic neurosyphilis but not due to syphilis.
Synonym(s): Leyden ataxia

pseudotabes

/pseu·do·ta·bes/ (-ta´bēz) any neuropathy with symptoms like those of tabes dorsalis.

pseudotabes

[-tā′bēz]
any neuropathy with symptoms like those of tabes dorsalis.

alcoholic neuropathy

A nutritional neuropathy secondary to chronic alcohol abuse, which is exacerbated by specific nutritional deficiencies—e.g., thiamin and vitamin B12 deficiency.
 
Clinical findings
Burning pain and weakness of legs with atrophy and fasciculations, paraesthesias (usually acral), decreased tactile and position sense, ataxia, ulcers of immobile parts, sensory defects, muscle weakness and cramps, heat intolerance, impotence, dysuria, dysphagia, speech impairment, diarrhoea, constipation.
 
Management
Diet, thiamin, vitamin B12.