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Bekhterev's reflex of eye

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A physiological reflex contraction of m. orbicularis oculi on both sides in stroke of the reflex anywhere in the area of the forehead-temple or on the cheekbone.

Description

A physiological reflex contraction of m. orbicularis oculi on both sides in stroke of the reflex anywhere in the area of the forehead-temple or on the cheekbone. Practically identical to McCarthy’s supraorbital reflex.

Bibliography

  • V. M. von Bekhterev:
    Über den Augenreflex oder das Augenphenomen.
    Neurolisches Centralblatt, Leipzig, 1902, 21: 107.

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