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Myopathic gait (or waddling gait) is a form of gait abnormality.
The "waddling" is due to the weakness of the proximal muscles of the pelvic girdle.
The patient uses circumduction to compensate for gluteal weakness.
Conditions associated with a myopathic gait
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