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Bekhterev's reflex II

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So-called scapulohumeral reflex.

Description

So-called scapulohumeral reflex. A stroke with the reflex hammer on the vertebral margin of the shoulder blade, particularly its lowest part, may elicit a contraction reflex of various intensity in muscles of the shoulder girdle.

Bibliography

  • V. M. von Bekhterev:
    Über den Scapulo-Humoralreflex.
    Neurologisches Centralblatt, 1900, 19: 208. Über die Bedeutung des Scapulo-Humoralreflexes.
    Neurologisches Centralblatt, Leipzig, 1900, 19: 1042.

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