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The word "ataxia", comes from the Greek word, " a taxis" meaning "without order or incoordination". The word ataxia means without coordination. People with ataxia have problems with coordination because parts of the nervous system that control movement and balance are affected. Ataxia may affect the fingers, hands, arms, legs, body, speech, and eye movements. Ataxia is often used to describe a symptom of incoordination which can be associated with infections, injuries, other diseases, or degenerative changes in the central nervous system.
Behavioral and Cognitive NeurologyThe cerebellar contribution to social cognitionF Hoche, JA Harding, MG Vanghel, JC Sherman, JD SchmahmannSummary: Neuroimaging and brain lesion studies suggest that the cerebellum is incorporated into neural…Continue
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