Hemiplegic Gait (hemispheric Lesion Brain)

Risk Factors

  • Often known lesion to frontal lobe motor cortex→ stroke, tumor, prior surgery, etc

Physical Exam Findings

  • Arm abducted
  • Elbow flexed
  • Hand closed
  • Circumduction at hip to move leg
  • Increased tone and hyper-reflexia of afftected limbs
  • Babinski response present

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