truncal ataxia

truncal ataxia

a loss of coordinated muscle movements for maintaining normal posture of the trunk.
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Neurological examination revealed that he was apathic and had severe dysarthria and truncal ataxia.
We evaluated a 24-year-old Somalian woman who presented with transient right-sided weakness and truncal ataxia with computed tomography (CT) of the head and CT angiography of the neck (figure).
Initial symptoms include truncal ataxia (a loss of coordination among central muscle systems), unsteady stance and gait, tremors and slurred speech.
Two weeks later, the hypokalemia and acid-base disorder were corrected, and her neurological examination was normal apart from minimal truncal ataxia.
While traveling in Connecticut, a man from North Carolina in his mid-60s was admitted to a community hospital for new onset of diplopia, vertigo, truncal ataxia, and vomiting.
The onset of unsteadiness and truncal ataxia is usually evident by 1 to 4 years of age.
Neuropsychiatric manifestations include symptoms of agitation, anxiety, and tremulousness followed by true resting tremor and eventual truncal ataxia.
The developmental stagnation (standstill of developmental milestones in childhood) is followed by a rapid deterioration that initially progresses to severe dementia, autism, loss of purposeful use of the hands, jerky truncal ataxia, and microcephaly.
3[degrees]C), neck stiffness, intentional tremor of bilateral upper extremities, and truncal ataxia.
On physical examination, the patient exhibited poor eye tracking, shuffling gait, and truncal ataxia with intention tremor.