psychogenic gait

psychogenic gait

A gait disorder characterised by bizarre and nonphysiologic gait; it can be of different varieties and may be accompanied rare falls or injuries.

Clinical findings
Give-way weakness, Hoover sign, signs of conversion.
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This is the first case of psychogenic gait disturbance during pregnancy described in the literature.
Moreover, psychogenic gait disorders are typically characterized by exaggerated effort and slowness, bizarre postures, convulsive shaking episodes, sudden knee buckling (10).