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We all know that the cerebellum is an important part of human beings’ brain responsible for controlling balance and coordination. Duo to various risk factors, the cerebellum may be damaged or inflamed, thus the people with this disease may lose coordination finally. In one word, the disease, Cerebellar Ataxia also known as Cerebellitis, is a sort of disturbance of neural system, which is the sudden onset balanced disorder. For more Cerebellar Ataxia awareness, reading more knowledge about…


cerebellar signs: gait ataxia - tandem gait, dysdiadochokinesis, intention tremor, dysmetria, saccades, gaze-evoked nystagmus


Cerebellar ataxia can occur as result of many diseases and presents with symptoms of an inability to coordinate balance, gait, extremity and eye movement. It is a form originating in the cerebellum. The causes for cerebellar ataxia is various and complicated. They could be direct injury, alcohol use, genetic disease etc. Cerebral disease is a most likely cause for cerebellar ataxia, and it divided as three kinds lesions: frontal injury, temporal lobe lesion and parietal lobe lesion.