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Tick paralysis: Presentation as a pure cerebellar syndrome
26 May 2007
16 July 2008
30 July 2015 (online)
Tick paralysis typically presents with an ascending flaccid paralysis. Atypical presentations have been reported. The purpose of this report is to describe a child who presented with acute, cerebellar ataxia without weakness whose symptoms resolved following removal of the tick. Tick paralysis should be added to the list of causes of acute cerebellar ataxia.