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Dr. Austina Cho
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Dysmetria (Overview)

Dysmetria = lack of movement coordination (ataxia) related to inability to judge distance.


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Does reiters syndrome cause dysmetria like symptoms in leg?

Does reiters syndrome cause dysmetria like symptoms in leg?

Not true dysmetria!: Dysmetria) refers to a lack of coordination of movement typified by the undershoot or overshoot of intended position with the hand, arm, leg, or eye. It is a type of ataxia. It is sometimes described as an inability to judge distance or scale. However, symptoms like dysmetria can occur if you have pain in the feet, typical for reiter's.

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Dr. Austina Cho
7 Doctors shared insights

Dysmetria (Overview)

Dysmetria = lack of movement coordination (ataxia) related to inability to judge distance.


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What is extraocular dysmetria?

What is extraocular dysmetria?

Brusque motions: Dysmetria is an inability to contol muscle movements, so movements are brusque and may be made with more force than needed. Extraocular muscles are those that control the eye muscles, so this would be poorly controlled eye movements.

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What is the treatment for occular dysmetria?

What is the treatment for occular dysmetria?

No great treatment: Ocular dysmetria is a type of dysmetria that involves the under- or over-shooting of the eyes when attempting to re-fixate gaze on something. This is usually from problems in the cerebellum of the brain, and can be seen with multiple sclerosis. Isoniazid and Clonazepam have been used to treat dysmetria. There is no surgical or ocular procedure that helps this. Nor can glasses.

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What is extraocular dysmetria?

Brusque motions: Dysmetria is an inability to contol muscle movements, so movements are brusque and may be made with more force than needed. Extraocular muscles are those that control the eye muscles, so this would be poorly controlled eye movements.

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What is the definition or description of: Dysmetria?

Dysmetria: Dysmetria = lack of movement coordination (ataxia) related to inability to judge distance.

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What is the treatment for occular dysmetria?

No great treatment: Ocular dysmetria is a type of dysmetria that involves the under- or over-shooting of the eyes when attempting to re-fixate gaze on something. This is usually from problems in the cerebellum of the brain, and can be seen with multiple sclerosis. Isoniazid and Clonazepam have been used to treat dysmetria. There is no surgical or ocular procedure that helps this. Nor can glasses.

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Does reiters syndrome cause dysmetria like symptoms in leg?

Not true dysmetria!: Dysmetria) refers to a lack of coordination of movement typified by the undershoot or overshoot of intended position with the hand, arm, leg, or eye. It is a type of ataxia. It is sometimes described as an inability to judge distance or scale. However, symptoms like dysmetria can occur if you have pain in the feet, typical for reiter's.

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