Rossolimo reflex


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Ros·so·li·mo re·flex

(ros-ō-lē'mō),
flicking the tops of the toes from the plantar surface causes flexion of the toes; a stretch reflex of the flexors of the toes seen in lesions of the pyramidal tracts.
See also: Starling reflex.

Rossolimo reflex

(1) Hoffmann sign, see there.
(2) Starling reflex, see there.

Ros·so·li·mo ref·lex

, Rossolimo sign (rōs-ō-lē'mō rē-fleks, sīn)
Flicking the tops of the toes from the plantar surface causes flexion of the toes; a stretch reflex of the flexors of the toes seen in lesions of the pyramidal tracts.
See also: Starling reflex

Rossolimo,

Grigoriy (Grigorij) I., Russian neurologist, 1860-1928.
Rossolimo reflex - a stretch reflex of the toe flexors seen in lesions of the pyramidal tracts. Synonym(s): plantar muscle reflex; Rossolimo sign
Rossolimo sign - Synonym(s): Rossolimo reflex