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Myopathic gait (or waddling gait) is a form of gait abnormality.

The "waddling" is due to the weakness of the proximal muscles of the pelvic girdle.[1]

The patient uses circumduction to compensate for gluteal weakness.[2]

Conditions associated with a myopathic gaitEdit


ReferencesEdit

  1. Abnormal"> Gait > Abnormal.
  2. Saint, Sanjay; Wiese, Jeff; Bent, Stephen (2006). Clinical clerkships: the answer book, 219, Hagerstown, MD: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

See alsoEdit


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