A limp is a type of asymmetric abnormality of the gait. When due to pain it is referred to as an antalgic gait, which has a shortened duration in which the foot is in contact with the ground; in severe cases there may be a refusal to walk. Hip deformities with associated muscular weakness, on the other hand, may be presented with a Trendelenburg gait, with the body shifted over the affected hip.
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