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Westphal's phenomenon II

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In passive dorsal flexion of the foot this remains fixed in dorsal flexation.


  • C. F. O. Westphal:
    Über eine dem Bilde der cerebrospinalen grauen Degeneration ähnliche Erankung des centralen Nervensystems ohne anatomischen Befund, nebst einigen Bemerkungen über paradoxe Contraction.
    Archiv für Psychiatrie und Nervenkrankheiten, Berlin, 1883, 14: 87-134.

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