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Hyperreflexia +     
Brisk reflexes  
Tendon reflexes that are noticeably more active than usual (conventionally denoted 3+ on clinical examination). Brisk reflexes may or may not indicate a neurological lesion. They are distinguished from hyperreflexia by the fact that hyerreflexia is characterized by hyperactive repeating (clonic) reflexes, which are considered to be always abnormal.
Clonus +   
Generalized hyperreflexia  
Hyperactive deep tendon reflexes  
Jaw hyperreflexia  
Lower limb hyperreflexia +   
Proximal hyperreflexia +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: Brisk deep tendon reflexes
Xrefs: UMLS:C2673700

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