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Ataxia

Name: Ataxia
Description: Impairment of the ability to perform smoothly coordinated voluntary movements. This condition may affect the limbs, trunk, eyes, pharynx, larynx, and other structures. Ataxia may result from impaired sensory or motor function. Sensory ataxia may result from posterior column injury or PERIPHERAL NERVE DISEASES. Motor ataxia may be associated with CEREBELLAR DISEASES; CEREBRAL CORTEX diseases; THALAMIC DISEASES; BASAL GANGLIA DISEASES; injury to the RED NUCLEUS; and other conditions (MeSH).
Synonym(s): Spinocerebellar Atrophy, Spinocerebellar Degeneration, cerebellar degeneration
Super-category: Dyskinesia
Id: birnlex_12639
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Created5 October 2007  +
CurationStatusuncurated  +
DefinitionImpairment of the ability to perform smoot Impairment of the ability to perform smoothly coordinated voluntary movements. This condition may affect the limbs, trunk, eyes, pharynx, larynx, and other structures. Ataxia may result from impaired sensory or motor function. Sensory ataxia may result from posterior column injury or PERIPHERAL NERVE DISEASES. Motor ataxia may be associated with CEREBELLAR DISEASES; CEREBRAL CORTEX diseases; THALAMIC DISEASES; BASAL GANGLIA DISEASES; injury to the RED NUCLEUS; and other conditions (MeSH). RED NUCLEUS; and other conditions (MeSH).
DefinitionSourceMeSH  +
Idbirnlex_12639  +
LabelAtaxia  +
ModifiedDate24 October 2009  +
SuperCategoryDyskinesia  +
SynonymSpinocerebellar Atrophy  +, Spinocerebellar Degeneration  +, and cerebellar degeneration  +