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Cerebellar ataxia

Cerebellar ataxia: Introduction

Cerebellar ataxia: Cerebellar ataxia is a form of ataxia originating in the cerebellum. Romberg's test can be used to distinguish cerebellar ataxia from other forms of ataxia. See detailed information below for a list of 150 causes of Cerebellar ataxia, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Cerebellar ataxia:

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

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Common Causes of Cerebellar ataxia

Causes of Types of Cerebellar ataxia:

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Cerebellar ataxia: Symptom Checker

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Cerebellar ataxia Treatments

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Cerebellar ataxia: Comorbid Symptoms

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

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Cerebellar ataxia

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Cerebellar ataxia: Deaths

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Causes of Cerebellar ataxia listed in Disease Database:

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

Definitions of Cerebellar ataxia:

Incoordination of voluntary movements that occur as a manifestation of CEREBELLAR DISEASES. Characteristic features include a tendency for limb movements to overshoot or undershoot a target (dysmetria), a tremor that occurs during attempted movements (intention TREMOR), impaired force and rhythm of rapidly alternating movements (adiadochokinesis), and GAIT ATAXIA. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p90)
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Cerebellar ataxia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Cerebellar ataxia, or a subtype of Cerebellar ataxia, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
- (Source - National Institute of Health)

Detailed list of causes of Cerebellar ataxia

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

How Common are these Causes of Cerebellar 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 Cerebellar ataxia. Of the 150 causes of Cerebellar ataxia that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 8 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 4 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 136 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Cerebellar ataxia:

The following list of conditions have 'Cerebellar 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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What are the alternative names for Cerebellar ataxia:

Cerebellar dysmetria, Cerebellar syndrome
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Classifications of Cerebellar ataxia:

Medical Conditions associated with Cerebellar ataxia:

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

Symptoms related to Cerebellar ataxia:

Spinocerebellar ataxia, Hereditary ataxia, Freidreich's ataxia, Acquired ataxia, Medulloblastoma, Cystic astrocytoma, Vitamin E deficiency, Alcoholism

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Cerebellar ataxia

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