plantar reflex

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plantar reflex

[′plan·tər ′rē‚fleks]
(physiology)
Flexion of the toes in response to stroking of the outer surface of the sole, from heel to little toe.
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In addition, they all had pyramidal signs, rhinolalia, and Babinski's sign. Scoliosis, decreased vibration sense, and urinary incontinence were present in cases 1 and 3.
A cranial nerve exam was normal, and the woman had normal strength, mild spasticity in the legs, diffuse hyperreflexia with right Babinski's sign, mild ataxia of the arms and legs, decreased position sense in the hands and feet, and moderate gait ataxia.
Brisk tendon reflex was less frequent in IBP patients (IBP, 52%; PBP, 79%; P = 0.001), as was Babinski's sign (IBP, 9%; PBP, 36%; P = 0.003).