Steven Pestka

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I. Problem/Condition. Ataxia is a syndrome characterized by a disturbance of coordination and balance; the effects may result in abnormal stance and gait, limb incoordination, oculomotor disturbances, and issues related to swallowing and speech. Truncal ataxia, limb ataxia, and sensory ataxia are further descriptive terms that are important to recognize, as an accurate understanding of…

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