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Steppage gait (High stepping, Neuropathic gait) is a form of gait abnormality that is associated with a loss of dorsiflexion. [1]

It can be caused by damage to the peroneal nerve.[2]

Presentation

Toes point down. [3][4][5]

A video of a neuropathic gait

Conditions associated with a steppage gait

References

  1. ^ "Definition: steppage gait from Online Medical Dictionary". http://cancerweb.ncl.ac.uk/cgi-bin/omd?steppage+gait.  
  2. ^ Saint, Sanjay; Wiese, Jeff; Bent, Stephen (2006). Clinical clerkships: the answer book. Hagerstown, MD: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. pp. 219. ISBN 0-7817-3754-0.  
  3. ^ Medline Plus
  4. ^ Med Terms
  5. ^ GP Notebook
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