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Balduzzi's reflex

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So called contralateral reflex of the abductors of the leg.

Description

A pyramidal sign. So called contralateral reflex of the abductors of the leg. Released by a blow of the reflex hammer to the sole of the foot, causing adduction and inward twist of the contralateral foot.

Bibliography

  • O. Balduzzi:
    Un novoveau réflexe contralateral des muscles adducteurs.
    Revue neurologique, Paris, 1920, 2: 243.

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