clonus

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convulsion characterized by alternating contractions and relaxations

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However in the lower limbs, spastic paraparesis was present with increased tone, ankle clonus, significantly brisk reflexes and bilaterally extensor plantar responses.
Historically, clinicians have used tests and measures such as ankle clonus, Babinski sign, hyperreflexia, and the Hoffmann sign to screen for cervical myelopathy.
Deep tendon reflexes in the lower extremities were increased with bilateral ankle clonus.
There was unsustained ankle clonus and both plantars were up going.
Reflexes were brisk with bilateral spontaneous ankle clonus of both ankles.