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Chodzko's reflex

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A multiple reflex phenomenon.

Description

A multiple reflex phenomenon in which a blow with the reflex hammer is followed by a contraction of various muscles in the arm, bilateral or unilateral.

Bibliography

  • W. Chodzko:
    Sur un nouveau symptome des lésions organiques du système nerveux central. Signe sternal.
    Revue neurologique, Paris, 1936, 65: 131.
We thank Patrick Jucker-Kupper for correcting an error.

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