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Razdolskii reflex

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A strike of the reflex hammer on the spina iliaca causes a reflexive contraction of the contralateral adductors.

Description

A strike of the reflex hammer on the spina iliaca causes a reflexive contraction of the contralateral adductors. The homolateral adductors also occasionally (20-25%) contract, but weaker than the contralateral.

Bibliography

  • J. Rasdolsky:
    Der gekreuzte spino-adductorische Reflex.
    Pflügers Archiv fur die Gesamte Physiologie des Menschen und der Tiere, 1924, 202: 658.

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