Friedreich's Ataxia Rating Scale (FARS) - neurological exam peripheral nerve system muscle weakness left score

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Friedreich's Ataxia Rating Scale (FARS) - neurological exam peripheral nerve system muscle weakness left score
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NINDS
Definition:
Score for left-side muscle weakness in the peripheral nervous system section of the neurological exam, as part of the Friedreich's Ataxia Rating Scale (FARS).
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Qualified

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Value List
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Value Code Name Code Code System Code Description
0 0 - Normal (5/5) 0 - Normal (5/5)
1 1 - Mild (movement against resistance but not full power 4/5) 1 - Mild (movement against resistance but not full power 4/5)
2 2 - Moderate (movement against gravity but not with added resistance 3/5) 2 - Moderate (movement against gravity but not with added resistance 3/5)
3 3 - Severe (movement of joint but not against gravity 2/5) 3 - Severe (movement of joint but not against gravity 2/5)
4 4 - Near paralysis (muscular activity without movement 1/5) 4 - Near paralysis (muscular activity without movement 1/5)
5 5 - Total paralysis (0/5) 5 - Total paralysis (0/5)

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Friedreich's Ataxia Rating Scale (FARS) - neurological exam peripheral nerve system muscle weakness left score
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Designation:
Muscle Weakness
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Question Text

Designations:

Definition:
Score for left-side muscle weakness in the peripheral nervous system section of the neurological exam, as part of the Friedreich's Ataxia Rating Scale (FARS).
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Subramony SH, May W, Lynch D, et al. (2005). Measuring Friedreich ataxia: interrater reliability of a neurologic rating scale. Neurology. 64:1261-2. Delatycki MB. (2009). Evaluating the progression of Friedreich ataxia and its treatment. J Neurol. 2009. 256(Suppl 1):36-41.

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NLM
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D4Frpm8UWAn
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3.1
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NINDS
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C11775
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3
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BRICS Variable Name
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FARSPNSNeuExMuscWknsLftScore
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