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Case of cerebellar ataxia.

Date
1951
  • Film


About this work

Description

A case study of a nine year old boy showing physical signs such as progressive ataxia resulting from a cerebellar tumour. His posture is observed and his head tilts towards the right; he clearly lists to the right when he walks as well. He performs the finger-nose test, the knee-ankle test. The boy also demonstrates nystagmus and is unable to perform rapid movement such as patting his leg quickly. The boy performs Barany's Pointing Test.

A case study of a nine year old boy showing physical signs such as progressive ataxia resulting from a cerebellar tumour. His posture is observed and his head tilts towards the right; he clearly lists to the right when he walks as well. He performs the finger-nose test, the knee-ankle test. The boy also demonstrates nystagmus and is unable to perform rapid movement such as patting his leg quickly. The boy Barany's Pointing Test

Publication/Creation

England, 1951.

Physical description

1 film reel (08:22 min.) : silent, black and white, 16mm.

Copyright note

St Mary's Hospital Medical School

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


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