A case of very rapid progressive ataxia in rehabilitation setting

Bernardo Gialanella, Paola Prometti, Cristina Ferlucci, Maurizio Bertolinelli

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Aim: To describe the unusual course of a patient with cerebellar ataxia who underwent rehabilitation. Method: At admission, the patient underwent motor rehabilitation and assessment by Tinetti Assessment, Klockgether Score, National Institute of Health Stroke Scale, Trunk Control Test, Fugl-Meyer Scale, Barthel Index, and Mini Mental State Examination. Results: The patient showed very rapid and severe decline of motor and functional tests during the first month of hospitalization and complete dependence in

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)197-199
Number of pages3
JournalAging clinical and experimental research
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2012


  • Cerebellar ataxia
  • Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
  • Functional/cognitive tests
  • Rehabilitation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ageing
  • Geriatrics and Gerontology


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