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Absence of the reflex is a sign of a neurological disorder such as cerebral palsy or motor neurons disease. When the child is supported horizontally in the prone position the head rises and back arches

LANDAU REFLEX: "Landau Reflex is a normal reaction observed in infants between the ages of 3 and 12 months."

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