Abasia (from Greek: a-, without and basis, step) is the inability to walk owing to impairment in motor coordination.

The term covers a spectrum of medical disorders such as:

choreic abasia: caused by chorea of the legs paralytic abasia: caused by paralysis of the leg muscles spastic abasia: caused by spastic stiffening of the leg muscles trembling abasia: caused by trembling of the legs

Abasia is frequently accompanied by astasis, an inability to stand, see Astasia-abasia.

Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST