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Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology

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Abasia

  • Douglas I. KatzAffiliated withDepartment of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine Email author 

Definition

This refers to an inability to walk. Abasia may be caused by a variety of conditions including weakness, spasticity, cerebellar incoordination, and movement disorders of various types.

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