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Astasis (also known as astasia) is the inability to sit or stand because of disruption of muscle coordination. The condition can be caused by injury to the frontal lobes. It is frequently, though not invariably[1] accompanied by abasia, an inability to walk.

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  1. ^  Hirayama K, Nakajima M, Kawamura M, Koguchi Y. Astasia without abasia due to peripheral neuropathy, Arch Neurol. 1994 Aug;51(8):813-6. PMID 8042930
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