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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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By the time there is regeneration of the peripheral nerve, the signs of CNS involvement may be predominant, including hyperreflexia, increased muscle tone and spastic gait. [1] This period was called the improvement phase, in which the symptoms of CNS involvement are unmasked.
The 6 years old male also had spastic gait with hypertonia hyperreflexia and positive babinski with unremarkable rest of the central nervous system and systemic examination.
We report the case of a 69-year-old man who initially presented with weakness and spastic gait. He was subsequently found to have a characteristic paraneoplastic tractopathy on thoracic magnetic resonance imaging.