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akilles bilat

English translation: bilateral absence of ankle reflexes

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10:35 Jan 25, 2004
Norwegian to English translations [PRO]
Medical
Norwegian term or phrase: akilles bilat
Arefleksi for akilles bilat, mens plantarrefleksen er mulig invertert på venstre
Salvador Scofano and Gry Midttun
Norway
Local time: 13:39
English translation:bilateral absence of ankle reflexes
Explanation:
Looks like the wrong language pair. You mean Norwegian into English?

Harrison Principles of Internal Medicine, 15th edition:

The examiner must be cautious to avoid overinterpretation of individual neurologic findings. The suggestion of a nerve root lesion by history and examination does not specify the underlying cause...¶Bilateral absence of ¶ankle ¶reflexes can be a normal finding in old age or a sign of bilateral S1 radiculopathy...

Taber's Cyclopedic Dictionary:

¶ankle ¶jerk = Achilles jerk = ankle reflex
Extension of the foot produced by contraction of the calf muscles after a brisk tap to the Achilles tendon.
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Martinique
Local time: 14:39
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2bilateral absence of ankle reflexes
Martinique


  

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bilateral absence of ankle reflexes


Explanation:
Looks like the wrong language pair. You mean Norwegian into English?

Harrison Principles of Internal Medicine, 15th edition:

The examiner must be cautious to avoid overinterpretation of individual neurologic findings. The suggestion of a nerve root lesion by history and examination does not specify the underlying cause...¶Bilateral absence of ¶ankle ¶reflexes can be a normal finding in old age or a sign of bilateral S1 radiculopathy...

Taber's Cyclopedic Dictionary:

¶ankle ¶jerk = Achilles jerk = ankle reflex
Extension of the foot produced by contraction of the calf muscles after a brisk tap to the Achilles tendon.


Martinique
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