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Medical Term:

acquired ataxia


Definition: a generic term used to describe cerebellar syndromes related to various environmental agents or to other diseases (ethanol consumption, medications, anticonvulsants, infections [principally viral], tumors, cerebral vascular disease, multiple sclerosis, and autoimmune mechanisms).

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