dropfoot 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
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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.
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