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Deep tendor reflex grading

In this article we will discuss about Deep tendon reflex grading. So let’s get started.

Deep tendon reflex grading

Reflex testing is used to access neuromuscular integration of an individual. So following is the scale used to measure deep tendon reflex:

Grade 0= No response

Grade 1+= Diminished

Grade 2+= Normal

Grade 3+= Brisk, but of no clinical significance

Grade 4+= Very brisk, hyperactive, with clonus, of clinical significance.

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