dropfoot gait

(redirected from Footdrop Gait)
A gait in which the foot is lifted high enough for the sagging forefoot to clear the walking surface; dropfoot gait is seen in paralysis of anterior tibial and peroneal muscles, and in lesions of anterior motor horn cells and cauda equina

dropfoot gait

Equine gait, footdrop gait, steppage gait Neurology A gait in which the foot is lifted high enough for the sagging forefoot to clear the walking surface; DG is seen in paralysis of anterior tibial and peroneal muscles, and in lesions of anterior motor horn cells and cauda equina. See Gait.
Mentioned in ?