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Related to extensor plantar response: hyperreflexia, Babinski sign, Babinski reflex, Pseudobulbar palsy
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Motor examination revealed quadriparesis, with power in the four limbs of 3/5 - 4/5; deep tendon reflexes were sluggish, with extensor plantar responses.
According to Fink et al3 criteria for diagnosis of FSP; subjects are diagnosed as definitely affected' if all alternative disorders have been excluded; the family history supports an inherited disorder; subjects report a progressive gait disturbance; and neurological examination shows a frank corticospinal tract deficit in the lower limbs including grade4 hyperreflexia and extensor plantar responses.
However in the lower limbs, spastic paraparesis was present with increased tone, ankle clonus, significantly brisk reflexes and bilaterally extensor plantar responses.

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