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Physiology

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Central Nervous System

Question
7 out of 9
 

Lesions of pyramidal tract do not present with:



A Exaggerated reflex
B Positive Babinski sign

C Clasp knife rigidity
D Abnormal movements

Ans. D Abnormal movements

Upper motor neuron lesions Q

Lower motor neuron lesions Q

Paralysis of movements rather than muscles

Individual muscle or muscle group affected

Slight disuse atrophy

Marked wasting

Hypertonia

Hypotonia

Clasp knife spasticity

Flaccid paralysis

Tendon reflexes increased (clonus may be present)

Tendon reflexes decreased or absent

Positive Babinski sign

Negative Babinski sign