Achilles tendon reflex


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Achilles tendon reflex

[ə′kil·ēz ′ten·dən ′rē·fleks]
(physiology)
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Somatosensory symptoms of both feet were observed in only 31.9% of patients, but the Achilles tendon reflex, vibration perception, and tactile sense of pressure as assessed by monofilaments were attenuated or lost in 54.5%, 41.6%, and 38.8% of patients, respectively.
On physical examination, she had a delayed Achilles tendon reflex return, a finding strongly suggestive of hypothyroidism.
Hennig: The Influences of Stretching and Warm-Up Exercises on Achilles Tendon Reflex Activity, J.