Babkin Reflex and Other Motor Responses to Appendicular Compression Stimulus of the Newborn

@article{Pedroso2004BabkinRA,
  title={Babkin Reflex and Other Motor Responses to Appendicular Compression Stimulus of the Newborn},
  author={F. Pedroso and N. Rotta},
  journal={Journal of Child Neurology},
  year={2004},
  volume={19},
  pages={592 - 596}
}
This cross-sectional study evaluated 106 normal newborns with the aim of determining the prevalence of mouth opening, neck rotation, and limb flexion or extension responses triggered by pressure stimuli applied to the hand, forearm, arm, foot, leg, or thigh. Mouth opening, neck rotation, and lower limb flexion responses were found in the three segments of the lower limb, with mouth opening obtained in 100% of newborns, neck rotation in 88.7%, and flexion of lower limbs in 67.9% with stimuli to… Expand
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