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Ataxia

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What is ataxia?

Ataxia describes the lack of muscle coordination when a voluntary movement is attempted. It may affect any motion that requires muscles to work together to perform a function, from walking to picking up an object to swallowing.

Ataxia is a sign of an underlying medical problem and is not a disease.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/18/2013

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Source: MedicineNet.com
http://www.medicinenet.com/ataxia/article.htm

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