Babinski test

see under sign.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • prueba de Babinski — test galvánico para determinar una alteración unilateral de la audición. Cuando de hace pasar una corriente eléctrica de un oído al otro, la cabeza gira del lado de la lesión Diccionario ilustrado de Términos Médicos.. Alvaro Galiano. 2010 …   Diccionario médico

  • Joseph Babinski — Joseph Jules François Félix Babinski (born November 17, 1857, Paris; died October 29, 1932, Paris) was a French neurologist of Polish ethnicity. He is best known for his 1896 description of the Babinski sign, a pathological plantar reflex… …   Wikipedia

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  • Reflex, Babinski — An important neurologic test based, believe it or not, upon what the big toe does when the sole of the foot is stimulated. If the big toe goes up, that may mean trouble. The Babinski reflex is obtained by stimulating the external portion (the… …   Medical dictionary

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  • Sign — Any abnormality that indicates a disease process, such as a change in appearance, sensation, or function, that is observed by a physician when evaluating a patient. * * * 1. Any abnormality indicative of disease, discoverable on examination of… …   Medical dictionary

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  • Chaddock reflex — is a diagnostic reflex similar to the Babinski reflex. It is designed to identify lesions of the pyramidal tract, via stimulation of the skin over the lateral malleolus. It was identified by Charles Gilbert Chaddock in 1911.[1] References ^ Goetz …   Wikipedia

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