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- Gait is ataxic with positive Romberg's test (sensory ataxia).

- Motor power is diminished distally.

- Plantar responses are extensor.

- Sensory loss: loss of vibration and joint position sensation in the lower limbs. Stocking/glove sensory loss is found when peripheral nerves are involved.

- Reflex findings are variable and depend on the predominance of peripheral nerve or corticospinal tract involvement.

Mini mental function test may suggest dementia. Optic pallor and centrocaecal scotoma can be demonstrated.

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