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[Thomas Bentley Throckmorton, U.S. neurologist, 1885–1961]
The extension of the great toe and flexion of the other toes when the dorsum of the foot is percussed in the metatarsophalangeal region.
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Throckmorton,Thomas Bentley, U.S. neurologist, 1885-1961.
Throckmorton reflex - causes extension of the great toe and flexion of the other toes by stroking the dorsum of the foot.
Throckmorton sign - corticospinal tract response characterized by dorsiflexion of toes.
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