Progressive gait instability in a young girl; what will happen at the end?
- Department of Neurology, Sulaimaniya General Teaching Hospital, Sulaimaniya City, Iraq
- Correspondence to Dr Osama S M Amin,
An 8-year-old girl had been experiencing a progressive impairment in stance and gait since the age of 20 months and a diagnosis of ataxic cerebral palsy was given accordingly. She had recurrent upper respiratory tract infections over the past few years. Her mother noted that the patient's eyes were red and her paediatrician told her that this is a chronic allergy (figure 1). The girl demonstrated a good sense of …