Primary Progressive Freezing Gait

Y. Balash, N. Giladi

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Primary progressive freezing gait is a rare idiopathic incurable incapacitating disorder with an unfavorable prognosis. Its principal clinical manifestation is freezing of gait as the only symptom at the beginning of the disease, but with disease progression features develop that resemble progressive supranuclear palsy. Its diagnostic criteria, natural history, pathogenesis, and attempts to treatment are considered in this article.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Movement Disorders
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9780123741059
ISBN (Print)9780123741011
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2010


  • Binswanger's disease
  • Falls
  • Freezing of gait
  • Gait disorder
  • Locomotion
  • Parkinson plus syndromes
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Postural instability
  • Progressive supranuclear palsy


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