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date: 21 September 2019

astasia n. 

Source:
Concise Medical Dictionary
Author(s):
Elizabeth MartinElizabeth Martin

an inability to stand for which no physical cause can be found. Astasia-abasia is an inability to stand or walk in the absence of any recognizable physical illness. The patient’s attempts are bizarre and careful examination reveals contradictory features. It is most commonly an expression of ... ...

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