Unsteady gait and ataxia are relatively common neurological presentation of a variety of acute and chronic disorders. Accurate assessment includes detailed history, examination, and then formulation of a differential diagnosis list to guide laboratory investigations. In this chapter, a clinical approach to the unsteady child is presented with discussion of diagnostic considerations, approach to investigation, treatment, and prognosis.
Keywords: Unsteady, Ataxia, Gait, Paralysis, Weakness, Motor, Sensory, Neuropathy, Myopathy, Cerebellar, Physiotherapy.
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Cite this chapter as:Mohammed M. S. Jan ;
Unsteady Gait, Manual of Child Neurology: Problem Based Approach to Common Disorders (2012) 1: 98. https://doi.org/10.2174/978160805022211201010098
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