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Moniz sign-Explained

Moniz sign: It is an alternative to babinskis sign
How to elicit Moniz sign?
The ankle is forcefully plantar flexed and then released.
Response is  extension of great toe and fanning out of other  toes
Clinical significance 
  • It is found in patients with pyramidal tract lesions, 
  • These reflexes show a positive Babinski response when the reflexogenic area spreads up in the lower limb.
  • They may be useful in eliciting the Babinski response when the patients are uncooperative or in patients whose soles are extremely sensitive