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Glossary for Stepping gait in children

Medical terms related to Stepping gait in children or mentioned in this section include:

  • Ataxia: Failure of muscular coordination
  • Brain symptoms: Symptoms affecting the brain
  • Child health symptoms: Symptoms related to pediatric (child) health.
  • Common peroneal nerve dysfunction: A condition resulting from damage to the peroneal nerve which branches from the sciatic nerve and allows for movement and sensation in the lower legs and feet. Damage to the nerve can be caused by knee injury or trauma, lower leg bone fracture, constriction of the lower leg or even persistent crossing of the legs.
  • Footdrop: a deficit in turning the ankle and toes upward, known as dorsiflexion.
  • Gait disorder: Gait disorder refers to a variety of disorders of walking.
  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome: An acute condition which is characterized by polyradiculoneuropathy that affects the peripheral nervous system
  • Guillain-Barre syndrome: An acute condition which is characterized by polyradiculoneuropathy that affects the peripheral nervous system
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Hydrocephalus: A condition which is characterized by marked dilatation of the cerebral ventricles
  • Movement symptoms: Changes to movement or motor abilities
  • Multiple Sclerosis: Autoimmune attack on spinal nerves causing diverse and varying neural problems.
  • Muscle symptoms: Symptoms affecting the muscles of the body
  • Musculoskeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting muscles or bones of the skeleton.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Neurological symptoms: Any symptoms that are caused by neurological conditions
  • Poliomyelitis: Dangerous virus now rare due to vaccination.
  • Polyneuropathy: A disease involving multiple peripheral nerves.
  • Spinal cord injury: spinal cord injury causes myelopathy or damage to white matter or myelinated fiber tracts that carry sensation and motor signals to and from the brain
  • Stepping gait: Stepping gait refers to an unusually high steeping type of walk that is often used to avoid dragging the toes.
  • Sudden onset of stepping gait:
  • Walking symptoms: Problems with walking.
  • Weakness: Symptoms causing weakness of the body

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Stepping gait in children:

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