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Erb's reflex

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So-called biceps femoris reflex. A stroke with the reflex hammer on the m. biceps femoris above where it is attached to the Caput fibulae causes a contraction of the m. biceps femoris. This is visible from the tension of the tendons.


  • W. H. Erb:
    Über Sehnenreflexe.
    Archiv für Psychiatrie und Nervenkrankheiten, Berlin, 1875, 5: 792.

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