Brissaud reflex


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Bris·saud re·flex

(brē-sō'),
tickling the sole causes a contraction of the tensor fasciae latae muscle, even when there is no responsive movement of the toes.

Bris·saud re·flex

(brē-sō' rē'fleks)
Tickling the sole causes a contraction of the tensor fasciae latae muscle, even when there is no responsive movement of the toes.

Brissaud reflex

Contraction of the tensor fasciae latae muscle when the sole of the foot is stroked or tickled. It is a component of the extensor plantar response.

Brissaud,

Edouard, French physician, 1852-1909.
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Brissaud reflex - tickling the sole causes a contraction of the tensor fasciae latae muscle, even when there is no responsive movement of the toes.
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