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Flashcards in Clinical signs in UMN/LMN disease Deck (18):
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Normal or reduced muscle tone

LMN or cerebellar lesion

2

Spastic muscle tone

UMN

3

Rigid muscle tone

Extrapyramidal

4

Reduced reflexes

LMN

5

Brisk reflexes

UMN

6

Plantar "up"

UMN

7

Resting tremor

Extrapyramidal

8

Intention tremor

Cerebellar

9

Nystagmus

Cerebellar

10

Postural instability

Extrapyramidal

11

Clonus

UMN

12

Wasting

LMN

13

Badly reduced co-ordination

Cerebellar

14

Nerve root(s) and named nerve tested by shoulder abduction

C5- axillary

15

Nerve root(s) and named nerve tested by elbow flexion

C5/C6- musculocutaneous

16

Movements to test C7 and the radial nerve

Elbow extension, wrist extension, finger extension

17

Movements to test T1

Thumb (median nerve) and finger (ulnar nerve) abduction

18

Nerve root(s) and named nerve(s) tested by finger flexion

C8 and median + ulnar