Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1975;18(4):289-293.
Published online April 30, 1975.
The Examination of Muscle Tonus in Newborn Infants
Chong Ku Yun, Chang Hyo Lee
Department of Pediatrics, College of Mediciney Seoul National University
新生兒에 있어서의 筋肉 緊張度에 關한 硏究
尹鍾求, 李昌孝
서울大學校 醫科大學 小兒科學敎室
Abstract
Neurological examinations were done in 143 normal full-term newborn infants, born at Seoul National Univ. Hospital, according to their type of delivery. The authors have observed the posture and the passive muscle tone of the infants including heel to ear manoeuvre, popliteal angle, dorsiflexion angle of foot, and scarf sign for one week of postnatal period, and compared the data between the groups.


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