plantar reflex


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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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The peripheral neurological signs should be tested in terms of plantar reflex, sharp/ blunt discrimination, cold/warmth discrimination, light touch, and vibration covering the cutaneous nerve distribution.
and lower limb flexors distal weakness in peripheral predominantly affected neuropathies Decreased or absent abdominal Abdominal reflexes present reflexes Extensor plantar reflex Flexing plantar reflexes (Babinski sign) Clonus at ankle and patella Raised creatine kinase level in muscular diseases Flexor withdrawal reflex Abnormal electromyograph
She had full strength, brisk reflexes in all extremities, downgoing toes on plantar reflex testing, normal cerebellar test results, a steady gait, and normal sensation in her back, supraclavicular area, and elsewhere.
On the Cutaneous Plantar Reflex in Certain Organic Diseases
Key words: Babinski, Plantar reflex, Babinski sign, Signe de l 'eventail, Modern neurological exam.