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Reflex, Babinski MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Reflex, Babinski
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.376.550.650.680
E01.370.600.550.650.680
G11.561.731.618
Unique ID
D001405
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001405
Scope Note
A reflex found in normal infants consisting of dorsiflexion of the HALLUX and abduction of the other TOES in response to cutaneous stimulation of the plantar surface of the FOOT. In adults, it is used as a diagnostic criterion, and if present is a NEUROLOGIC MANIFESTATION of dysfunction in the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM.
Entry Term(s)
Babinski Reflex
Babinski Reflexes
Babinski Sign
Babinski Sign Absent
Babinski Sign Negative
Babinski Sign Positive
Babinski's Reflex
Babinski's Sign
Extensor Plantar Reflex
Extensor Plantar Response
Great Toe Paradoxical Extensor Reflex
Paradoxical Extensor Reflex, Great Toe
Reflexes, Babinski
See Also
Reflex, Abnormal
Public MeSH Note
1991; see REFLEX 1990, see REFLEX, ABNORMAL 1975-1989
History Note
1991(1975)
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/06/22
Reflex, Babinski Preferred
Babinski Sign Absent Related
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