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Differences between Upper motor neurone and Lower motor neurone Lesions


SignUpper motor neuroneLower motor neurone
1) WeaknessVoluntary movements are disturbedParalysis of muscles supplied by that segment or nerve
2) ToneHypertonia (clasp- knife spasticity Hypotonia
3) Reflex ( tendon)Increased,+- clonusDecreased or absent 
4) Reflex ( superficial)Absent or decreasedAbsent or decreased
5) Plantar responseExtensorFlexor or absent
6) Muscle nutritionDisuse atrophyMarked atrophy
7) FasciculationsAbsentPresent
8) Reaction of degenerationAbsentPresent

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