Piotrowski sign

Piotrowski sign

An obsolete term that dignifies the exaggerated plantar flexion evoked by tapping the muscles between the fibular head and the tibial tuberosity, formerly considered to be characteristic of a pyramidal tract lesion.

Piotrowski,

Aleksanda, German neurologist, 1878–.
Piotrowski reflex - plantar flexion of the ankle and toes, occurs by tapping the anterior tibial muscle. Synonym(s): Piotrowski sign
Piotrowski sign - Synonym(s): Piotrowski reflex
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