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Abnormal Achilles Reflex



In 1896 Babinski (and later Oppenheim in 1904) described the abolition or reduction of the Achilles reflex in sciatica, demonstrating that it is an organic disease and allowing the distinction between true sciatica and psychosomatic.



Dr. Felipe Duarte Augusto @semiologianeurologica



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