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Ataxia

Ataxia: Introduction

Ataxia: Failure of muscular coordination. See detailed information below for a list of 526 causes of Ataxia, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Ataxia:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Ataxia. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Causes of Types of Ataxia:

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Ataxia: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Ataxia, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Ataxia Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Ataxia may include:

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Stories from Users for Ataxia

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Ataxia: Animations

Medications or substances causing Ataxia:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Ataxia as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Cytarabine Hydrochloride
  • Cytosar-U
  • AK-Pentolate
  • Cyclopentolate Hydrochloride
  • I-Pentolate
  • Pentolair
  • Sulfatrim DS
  • more causes...»

Drug interactions causing Ataxia:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Ataxia as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Lithium (Eskalith) and ACE Inhibitor interaction
  • Lithium (Eskalith) and Angiotensin Receptor Blocker (ARBs) interaction
  • Lithium (Eskalith) and COX-2 Inhibitor interaction
  • Lithium (Eskalith) and NSAID interaction
  • Lithium (Eskalith) and Thiazide diuretic interaction
  • Insulin and Phenytoin interaction
  • more interactions...»

Ataxia: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Ataxia may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Ataxia

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Ataxia: Deaths

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Ataxia: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Causes of Ataxia listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Ataxia as a symptom include:

Definitions of Ataxia:

Awkwardness in motor behavior associated with loss of afferent information from the moving part or with loss of control mechanism of the cerebellum.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Inability to coordinate voluntary muscle movements; unsteady movements and staggering gait
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Awkwardness in motor behavior associated with loss of afferent information from the moving part or with loss of control mechanism of the cerebellum.
- (Source - CRISP)

Organs affected by Ataxia:

The list of organs typically affected by Ataxia may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Ataxia

The list below shows some of the causes of Ataxia mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Ataxia?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Ataxia. Of the 526 causes of Ataxia that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 5 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 12 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 10 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 505 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Ataxia:

The following list of conditions have 'Ataxia' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Ataxia Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Ataxia based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Ataxia?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Ataxia, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    What are the alternative names for Ataxia:

    Coordination failure, Dyssynergia, Gait abnormality
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Ataxia:

    Subtypes of Ataxia:

    Gait ataxia (48 causes), Ataxic gait (25 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Ataxia:

    Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Coordination symptoms (2126 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Clumsiness (408 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Balance symptoms (1691 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Ataxia:

    Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Tremor (353 causes), Coordination symptoms (2126 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Cerebellar dysfunction, Brain lesions, Nutritional deficiency, Sensory ataxia (21 causes), Imbalance (17 causes), Unsteadiness (1691 causes), Gait (661 causes)

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