High Steppage Gait is seen in

High Steppage Gait is seen in
a) Foot drop
b) Frontal lobe stroke
c) Tabes dorsalis
d) Leprosy
Correct Answer - C
Ans. is ‘c’ i.e., Tabes dorsalis
High stepping gait or steppage gait or foot drop gait is due to foot
drop -+ leg is lifted more in order to get clearance and first to touch
the ground is fore foot (not the heel as occur in normal gait).
It may occur in all motor peripheral neuropathies involving common
peroneal nerve —> Tabes dorsalis, leprosy etc.
[Ref Harrison 18th/e chapter 377