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Circumduction gait

Circumduction gait –>
hemiplegic gait
gait in which the leg is stiff, without flexion at knee and ankle, and with each step is rotated away from the body, then towards it, forming a saemicircle.
Synonym: circumduction gait, spastic gait.


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