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cortical thumbs
nl-make a fist-->put thmb on outside
-if put thumb on inside=cortical thumb=hallmark of CNS prob, esp Cerebral Palsy
Crossed Adduction Reflex
nl-when slap adductor on one leg, just that one leg jerks
-If both legs jerk=classic Sx of CNS prob, esp cerebral palsy
when is the earliest age a child exhibits right or left handed?
18 months
-thus, if mom tells you the 7-mo old is rt-handed, waht that really means is the child is weak on the left side (hemiparesis)
what is the best way to observe motor system?
watch a child run
Gower's Sign
ask child to sit on ground and stand up w/o using furniture
-as stand up, walk the hands up the legs/thighs=Classic Sign of PROXIMAL WEAKNESS, esp DUCHENNE'S MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY