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Woltman's sign of hypothyroidism

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In myxoedama. Characteristic slow recovery phase of an elicited deep tendon reflex. Most easily observed at the Achilles, patellar or biceps tendon.


  • C. S. Houston:
    The diagnostic importance of the myxoedema reflex (Woltman's sign).
    The Canadian Medical Association Journal, January 15, 1958, 78 (2): 108-112.

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