Cerebellar Ataxia

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Term Cerebellar Ataxia
Description Incoordination of voluntary movements that occur as a manifestation of cerebellar diseases.
Definition Cerebellar Ataxia

Incoordination of voluntary movements that occur as a manifestation of cerebellar diseases. Characteristic features include a tendency for limb movements to overshoot or undershoot a target (dysmetria), a tremor that occurs during attempted movements (intention tremor), impaired force and rhythm of diadochokinesis (rapidly alternating movements), and gait ataxia.

References 1. NCBI, MeSH http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?cmd=search&db=mesh&term=CerebellarAtaxia
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