Ataxia history and symptoms

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Symptoms

Symptoms may include:

  • Inability to stand without swaying
  • A uneven gait that may look like the person is drunk
  • Involuntary shifting of the eyes (nystagmus)
  • Unusual speech patterns such as:
    • Monotonous tone
    • Either rushing words or placing large gaps between syllables
  • Impaired motions
  • Tremors in the limbs, particularly towards the end of movements

A patient with ataxia may also experience other neurological symptoms such as dementia, seizures, or a wide array of other disorders.

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