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A 51-year-old female asked:

Mild to moderate cerebellar vermian atrophy in 51 year old female. recent history of unsteadiness, falls and connective tissue disorder ?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 47 years experience
Comments: A common cause of cerebellar vermin atrophy is history of alcohol nutritional occurrence, and this variety might respond to thiamine 50-100 mg daily. Your imbalance is likely secondary to this. Connective tissue disease may be an underlying cause, but this will require further investigation to pin down. Physical therapy gait training may well help your unsteadiness. Ankle weights often aide.
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