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How does the upper notor neuron lesion cause the babinski sign?

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Dr. William Goldie
Pediatrics - Neurology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Higher brain centers

Babies normally have babinski responses but lose it as they mature.
The response remains deep in the brain and spinal cord but is suppressed by the higher brain centers. If the higher brain centers become damaged, these primitive responses return because they are no longer being suppressed. Hope this helps to simplify the prior excellent answer.

In brief: Higher brain centers

Babies normally have babinski responses but lose it as they mature.
The response remains deep in the brain and spinal cord but is suppressed by the higher brain centers. If the higher brain centers become damaged, these primitive responses return because they are no longer being suppressed. Hope this helps to simplify the prior excellent answer.
Dr. William Goldie
Dr. William Goldie
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Dr. Gamal Boutros
Neurology
2 doctors agree

In brief: RELEASE PHENOMENA

The brain inhibit the babinski sign by controlling the lower neuron--when the corticospinal tract is injured(umnl)there is a release.

In brief: RELEASE PHENOMENA

The brain inhibit the babinski sign by controlling the lower neuron--when the corticospinal tract is injured(umnl)there is a release.
Dr. Gamal Boutros
Dr. Gamal Boutros
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