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Ataxia is unsteady and clumsy motion of the limbs or trunk due to a failure of the gross coordination of muscle movements. This includes cerebellar, sensory, and vestibular ataxia. The word ataxia is also part of the name of some specific causes of ataxia, including Friedreich's ataxia, spinocerebellar ataxia, episodic ataxia, ataxia telangiectasia, and ataxic cerebral palsy.
Ataxia may also refer to:
- Ataxia (genus), a genus of longhorn beetles
- Ataxia (band), a supergroup featuring John Frusciante (ex guitarist of the Red Hot Chili Peppers), Joe Lally (of Fugazi), and Josh Klinghoffer (of the Red Hot Chili Peppers)
- Ataxia (album), a 2008 studio album by the alternative rock band Circus Devils
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