astasia-abasia
The inability to either stand or walk in a normal manner; the gait is bizarre and is not suggestive of a specific organic lesion; often the patient sways wildly and nearly falls, but recovers at the last moment; a symptom of hysteria-conversion reaction. SYN: Blocq disease.

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asta·sia-aba·sia ə-'stā-zh(ē-)ə-ab-'ā-zhə, -əb- n inability to stand and walk resulting from muscular incoordination

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motor incoordination with an inability to stand or walk despite normal ability to move the lower limbs when sitting or lying down, a form of hysterical ataxia. Called also abasia-astasia.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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