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locomotor ataxia

noun, Pathology
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80
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British Dictionary definitions for loco-motor ataxia

locomotor ataxia

noun
1.
(pathol) another name for tabes dorsalis
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loco-motor ataxia in Medicine

locomotor ataxia n.
See tabes dorsalis.

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Encyclopedia Article for loco-motor ataxia

locomotor ataxia

rare neurologic form of tertiary syphilis, involving sensory deficits, loss of neuromuscular coordination, and diminished reflexes. Symptoms of this form of neurosyphilis chiefly affect the legs and may not appear for more than 25 years after the initial infection. Untreated, tabes dorsalis usually makes unassisted walking impossible and severely debilitates the victim.

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