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Ataxia MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Ataxia
Tree Number(s)
C10.597.350.090
C23.888.592.350.090
Unique ID
D001259
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001259
Annotation
note specifics; coord other ataxias with organ/diseases term; enzootic = SWAYBACK; familial: consider also SPINOCEREBELLAR DEGENERATIONS
Scope Note
Impairment of the ability to perform smoothly coordinated voluntary movements. This condition may affect the limbs, trunk, eyes, pharynx, larynx, and other structures. Ataxia may result from impaired sensory or motor function. Sensory ataxia may result from posterior column injury or PERIPHERAL NERVE DISEASES. Motor ataxia may be associated with CEREBELLAR DISEASES; CEREBRAL CORTEX diseases; THALAMIC DISEASES; BASAL GANGLIA DISEASES; injury to the RED NUCLEUS; and other conditions.
Entry Term(s)
Ataxia, Appendicular
Ataxia, Limb
Ataxia, Motor
Ataxia, Sensory
Ataxia, Truncal
Ataxy
Coordination Impairment
Dyscoordination
Dyssynergia
Incoordination
Lack of Coordination
Tremor, Rubral
NLM Classification #
WL 390
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2002/11/14
Ataxia Preferred
Ataxia, Motor Narrower
Tremor, Rubral Narrower
Ataxia, Truncal Narrower
Dyscoordination Narrower
Ataxia, Appendicular Narrower
Ataxia, Sensory Narrower
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