myotactic reflex

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Noun1.myotactic reflex - reflex contraction of a muscle when an attached tendon is pulled; important in maintaining erect posture
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Chapter 8 covers sensory testing including; pain, light touch, temperature, vibration, proprioception and deep tendon reflex testing.
However, we could not explain the retention of deep tendon reflex.
Electrophysiological findings and routine biopsy findings point to CIDP; the only feature which would probably rule out CIPD was preserved deep tendon reflex.