acute ataxia

a·cute a·tax·i·a

generalized ataxia of abrupt onset, most often caused by drug intoxications, poisonings, or vestibular neuronitis.
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Acute ataxia is defined as unsteadiness of walking or of fine motor movement with a duration of < 72 hours.
IgG anti GQ1b positive acute ataxia without ophthalmoplegia.
A 22-year-old female African black-footed penguin (Spheniseus demersus) was presented with acute ataxia, hunched posture (kyphosis), lethargy, and inappetence after a molt.
Forty contributed chapters address anatomy and functions, imaging, malformations, genetic and metabolic disorders, cerebellar disruptions, vascular disorders, tumors, and paraneoplastci cerebellar syndromes, acute ataxia, and extrinsic insults.
Acute ataxia in childhood is often caused by toxin ingestion.

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