Hyporeflexia

Hyporeflexia

(Science: neurology, physiology) Decreased reflex response.

reflexes are measured as part of the normal physical examination. Reflexes tested include patellar tendon (knee), achilles tendon, biceps tendon and triceps tendon.

Decreased reflexes can be seen in conditions of peripheral neuropathy, Guillain-Barre and muscular dystrophy and myasthenia gravis.


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