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Reflex Exam

Aka: Reflex Exam, Tendon Reflex, Deep Tendon Reflex, Pectoral Reflex, Deltoid Reflex, Biceps Reflex, Brachioradialis Reflex, Supinator Reflex, Triceps Reflex, Patellar Reflex, Knee Jerk, Medial Hamstring Reflex, Achilles Reflex, Ankle Jerk, Anal Wink
  1. See Also
    1. Clonus
    2. Babinski Sign (Plantar Reflex)
    3. Neurologic Exam
    4. Motor Exam
    5. Upper Motor Neuron Lesion
    6. Lower Motor Neuron Lesion
    7. Sensory Exam
  2. Exam: Upper Extremity Reflexes
    1. C4: Pectoral Reflex
    2. C5: Deltoid Reflex
    3. C6: Biceps Reflex and Brachioradialis Reflex
    4. C7: Triceps Reflex
  3. Exam: Lower Extremity Reflexes
    1. L1-2: Cremasteric Reflex
    2. L2-4: Patellar Reflex (Knee Jerk)
    3. L5: Medial Hamstring Reflex
    4. S1: Achilles Reflex (Ankle Jerk)
    5. S3-4: Bulbocavernosus Reflex
    6. S3-5: Anal Wink

Reflex, Tendon (C0034943)

Concepts Organ or Tissue Function (T042)
MSH D012026
SnomedCT 246581004, 38299000
English Tendon Reflex, Tendon reflex, peripheral reflex, reflex tendon, peripheral reflexes, tendon reflex, muscular reflex, Tendon reflex (observable entity), Deep reflex, Muscular reflex, Peripheral reflexes, Peripheral reflex (observable entity), Peripheral reflex, Tendon reflex, NOS, Reflex, Tendon
Spanish reflejo tendinoso, reflejos periféricos, Reflejo del Tendon, reflejo tendinoso (entidad observable), reflejo profundo, reflejo muscular, reflejo periférico (entidad observable), reflejo periférico
Portuguese Reflexo do Tendão
French Réflexe ostéotendineux, Réflexe ostéo-tendineux
German Reflex, Sehnen-
Czech šlachový reflex
Norwegian Refleks, sene, Senerefleks
Italian Riflesso tendineo
Dutch Peesreflex
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

Knee reflex (C0234147)

Concepts Organ or Tissue Function (T042)
SnomedCT 271714006, 53446004
English Patellar reflex, Quadriceps reflex, jerks knee, knee jerk, reflex knee, reflex knee jerk, knee jerk reflex, knee-jerk reflex, patellar reflex, jerking knee, jerking knee reflex, knee reflex, knees reflex, Patellar reflex (observable entity), Knee jerk reflex, Knee jerk, Knee reflex, KJ - Knee jerk, Knee reflex (observable entity)
Spanish reflejo cuadricipital, reflejo patelar, reflejo, rotuliano, reflejo del cuádriceps (entidad observable), reflejo del cuádriceps, reflejo de sacudida de la rodilla, reflejo rotuliano (entidad observable), reflejo rotuliano, reflejo, rotuliano (entidad observable)
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

Biceps reflex (C0234151)

Concepts Organ or Tissue Function (T042)
SnomedCT 30901003
English Biceps jerk reflex, biceps reflex, Biceps reflex, Biceps reflex (observable entity)
Spanish reflejo bicipital, reflejo bicipital (entidad observable), reflejo de sacudida bicipital (entidad observable), reflejo de sacudida bicipital, reflejo de bíceps
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

Ankle reflex (C0234171)

Concepts Clinical Attribute (T201)
SnomedCT 55725005, 271715007
English Ankle jerk, ankle jerk, achilles tendon reflex, ankle jerks, ankle reflex, Achilles tendon reflex, Ankle jerk, function (observable entity), Triceps surae reflex, Triceps surae jerk, Ankle reflex, AJ - Ankle jerk, Ankle reflex (observable entity), Ankle jerk (function), Achilles Tendon Reflex
Spanish reflejo aquileano, reflejo aquíleo (entidad observable), reflejo aquíleo, reflejo aquileano (entidad observable), sacudida del tobillo (entidad observable), reflejo del tendón de Aquiles, sacudida del tobillo, sacudida del tobillo (función)
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

Anal reflex (C0278018)

Concepts Sign or Symptom (T184)
SnomedCT 33453002
English Anal reflex, Anal reflex (observable entity)
Spanish reflejo anal (entidad observable), reflejo anal
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

Deep Tendon Reflex (C0489815)

Definition (NCI) Contraction of a muscle triggered by a signal from a muscle spindle in response to a stimulus applied to a specific trigger point on the body. The strength of the response can provide insight into central and peripheral nerve performance.
Concepts Clinical Attribute (T201)
LNC LP7166-4, MTHU014738
English DTR, Myostatic Reflex, Deep Tendon Reflex, Deep tendon reflexes, deep reflex tendon, deep tendon reflexes, reflexes deep tendon, deep tendon reflex, deep reflexes tendon, Deep tendon reflex
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

triceps tendon reflex (C2146253)

Concepts Finding (T033)
English triceps tendon reflex, triceps tendon reflex (physical finding)
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

examination of hamstring reflex (C2228446)

Concepts Diagnostic Procedure (T060)
English examination of hamstring reflex, examination of hamstring reflex (physical finding)
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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