plantar reflex

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Related to Babinski's sign: Babinski test, extensor plantar response
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flexion of the toes when the sole of the foot is stroked firmly on the outer side from the heel to the front in persons over the age of 2 years

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Muscle strength was only mildly decreased at the distal parts of the lower extremities, resulting in -5/5 muscle power on the toes and ankles bilaterally DTR was globally normoactive with a bilateral positive Babinski's sign.
Neurological examination revealed apathy, somnolence, right internuclear ophthalmoplegia (INO), bilateral positive Babinski's sign, and increased deep tendon reflexes with mild quadriparesis.
At the admission, neurological examination showed paresis of the upper limbs with a predominance of right-hand side with preserved a deep surface sensation and tetraplegia at C5 level, lack of the surface sensation below Th5 levels (according to the American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) classification level A), the lack of the abdominal reflexes, and a positive Babinski's sign.
Each time a patient is examined somewhere, one looks for Babinski's sign.
Neurologic exam reveals apathy, inattention, impaired executive function, and generalized hyperreflexia with bilateral unsustained ankle clonus and Babinski's sign.