Babinski reflex


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Babinski reflex

[bə′binz·kē ′ri‚fleks]
(medicine)
An abnormal reflex after infancy associated with a disturbance of the pyramidal tract, characterized by extension of the great toe with fanning of the other toes on sharply stroking the lateral aspect of the sole.
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If the Babinski reflex is present, the big toe will extend upwards toward the top of the foot and the other toes will spread out.
Our second patient's clinical course has been remarkable for an array of acute and chronic neurologic and neuropsychiatric complications, including left-sided facial weakness, fight-sided Babinski reflex, headache, paresthesias, vertigo, syncope, dysmorphopsias, fatigue, insomnia, and depression.
1) The purpose of this case report is to present an unusual patient presentation in which the patient developed hemiplegia and hemianesthesia with loss of deep tendon reflexes and the Babinski reflex on the affected side, and had loss of rectal tone, which is under autonomic nervous system control.