gait

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gait

(used esp of horses and dogs) the pattern of footsteps at various speeds, as the walk, trot, canter, etc., each pattern being distinguished by a particular rhythm and footfall
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On examination shows antalgic gait, tenderness at lower lumbar region and at right posterior iliac and sacrum.
His initial physical exam revealed an antalgic gait secondary to left lower extremity dystonia, which improved by hospital day 2 and resolved by hospital day 3.
Examination revealed an antalgic gait affecting the right leg, indicating pain with weight bearing on the right side.
Typical symptoms include pain, antalgic gait, locking, and a restricted range of motion.