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The Babinski Reflex

The Babinski reflex is commonly seen in Friedreich's Ataxia patients.

Positive : A positive Babinski reflex is defined by flexion of the big toe, towards the body, and abduction (movement away from the midline) of the remaining four toes.

Negative : A negative Babinski reflex involves all of the toes curling forward.

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