Definition of Friedreich's ataxia
1. Noun. Sclerosis of the posterior and lateral columns of the spinal cord; characterized by muscular weakness and abnormal gait; occurs in children.
Medical Definition of Friedreich's ataxia
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Literary usage of Friedreich's ataxia
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1. Text-book of Nervous Diseases by Charles Loomis Dana (1901)
"The malady begins in early life between the ages of ten and thirty, developing, therefore, somewhat later than Friedreich' s ataxia. ..."
2. Text-book of Psychiatry: A Psychological Study of Insanity for Practitioners by Emanuel Mendel (1907)
"The sister was found to have Friedreich,s ataxia, a family disease. Not detecting this affection in any of the other members, I looked them over carefully, ..."
3. Lippincott's Medical dictionary: A Complete Vocabulary of the Terms Used in by Ryland W. Greene, Joseph Thomas (1906)
"... н.1 в., Friedreich' s ataxia. Pulmonary s., interstitial pneumonia. Spinal в., multiple sclerosis of the cord. Vascular в., narrowing of the <-alibre of ..."
4. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1906)
"... and is seen most strikingly in certain rare diseases, such as Friedreich s ataxia, Huntington's chorea, etc. The fact that a number of cases of these ..."
5. A Handbook of Medical Diagnosis for Students by James Bryan Herrick (1895)
"FRIEDREICH S ATAXIA. Friedreich's ataxia is a disease often attacking several children in the same family. ..."