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Glossary for Bilateral absence of finger jerk reflex

Medical terms related to Bilateral absence of finger jerk reflex or mentioned in this section include:

  • Bilateral absence of Achilles tendon reflex: Bilateral absence of Achilles tendon reflex means that both feet fail to bend downwards in response to the Achilles tendons being tapped with a reflex hammer.
  • Bilateral absence of brachioradialis reflex: Bilateral absence of brachioradialis reflex refers to the lack of response to tapping the radial side (thumb side) of the forearm 8 to 10 cm above both wrists with a reflex hammer. In a normal reflex, the elbow should flex in response the tap with a reflex hammer.
  • Bilateral absence of triceps reflex: Bilateral absence of triceps reflex refers to the lack of a triceps muscle response to a tap of the triceps tendon in both arms. A normal response is a sudden contraction of the triceps muscle and straightening of the bent arm when the tendon jus above the back of the elbow is tapped with a reflex hammer.
  • Brachial Plexus Injury: Damage to the nerves controlling the shoulder and arm (often from childbirth).
  • Finger conditions: Conditions that affect the fingers
  • Finger pain: Pain affecting the fingers
  • Finger symptoms: Symptoms affecting any fingers
  • Hypokalemia: Abnormally low levels of potassium in the blood.
  • Hyponatremia: An electrolyte disturbance involving low sodium levels in the blood. Symptoms are determined by the degree of imbalance. Very low sodium levels can cause water intoxication which can be very dangerous.
  • Injury: Any damage inflicted in the body
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Paralysis symptoms: Loss of body control and/or feeling.
  • Reflex symptoms: Changes to the nerve reflexes
  • Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses

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