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Great-toe Extensor Reflexes in the Diagnosis of Lumbar Disc Disorder

Br Med J 1969; 2 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.2.5655.487 (Published 24 May 1969) Cite this as: Br Med J 1969;2:487
  1. T. K. F. Taylor,
  2. M. Wienir

    Abstract

    The tendon reflexes obtainable from the extensors of the great toe require practice to elicit, but have been found particularly valuable in the assessment of lesions affecting the fifth lumbar nerve root, especially compression radiculopathy from disc prolapse.