scissored gait

scissored gait

gait typifying spastic cerebral palsy (i.e. hip flexed and internally rotated; knee flexed; ankle plantarflexed); the patient takes small steps, walking stiffly on tiptoe with bent knees and no heel contact
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I also remembered she had a scissored gait because she wore long-legged braces.
Damage to them explains the strange scissored gait of many lathyrism victims.