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Woltman's sign of hypothyroidism

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Characteristic slow recovery phase of an elicited deep tendon reflex.

Description

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

Bibliography

  • 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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