limb ataxia


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limb ataxia

Inability to make smooth, coordinated movements of an arm or a leg, as when trying to touch an examiner's finger with an index finger or when trying to run one's right or left heel straight down the opposite shin. Limb ataxia is present when a limb that has no deficits in strength wobbles during movement or misses its target.
See also: ataxia
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