Mendel reflex


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Bekhterev-Mendel reflex

A clinical sign of a pyramidal tract lesion in which there is a reversal of the tarsophalangeal response (normally, percussion of the dorsum of the foot evokes extension of the toes); flexion of the 2nd to 5th toes occurs in pyramidal tract lesions.
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Mendel reflex

Dorsal flexion of the second to fifth toes upon percussion of the dorsum of the foot.
See also: Mendel, Kurt
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