gait apraxia

gait apraxia
apraxia of gait a disorder of gait and equilibrium caused by a lesion in the frontal lobe, commonly seen in elderly persons and those with Alzheimer disease; the person walks with a broad-based gait, taking short steps and placing the feet flat on the ground. Called also Bruns a. and frontal ataxia.

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