A late type of syphilis leading to a hardening of the dorsal articles associated with the spinal-cord and marked by shooting discomforts, emaciation, loss in muscular control, and disruptions of feeling and food digestion. Also known as locomotor ataxia.
A degeneration associated with the sensory neurons for the back carrying afferent information.
locomotor ataxia; -- sometimes known as simply tabes.
syphilis associated with spinal cord characterized by deterioration of sensory neurons and stabbing pains into the trunk and feet and unsteady gait and incontinence and impotence