Ataxia refers to the inability to carry out age-appropriate voluntary skilled movements because of lack of coordination. In the clinical setting, this term implies that the pathophysiological process involves the cerebellum or cerebellar connections in the brain stem. Assumptions concerning the portion of the cerebellar system involved can be made from specific abnormalities on examination.
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