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Abasia (from Greek: a-, without and basis, step) is the inability to walk owing to impairment in motor coordination.
The term covers a spectrum of medical disorders such as:
- choreic abasia: caused by chorea of the legs
- paralytic abasia: caused by paralysis of the leg muscles
- spastic abasia: caused by spastic stiffening of the leg muscles
- trembling abasia: caused by trembling of the legs
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- Olney, Richard K. Weakness, disorders of movement, and imbalance
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