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The Knee-jerk in General Paralysis

  • Wm. Julius Mickle
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A study of the so-called reflexes, both superficial and deep, is of considerable interest in general paralysis of the insane. Of these the knee-phenomenon, knee-jerk (Gowers), or patellar tendon-reflex, is one so easily examined, so well known, and of such valuable import, that what follows will mainly be devoted to the consideration of this physiological phenomenon.

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The British Journal of Psychiatry
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The Knee-jerk in General Paralysis

  • Wm. Julius Mickle
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