Unformatted text preview: normal, so asymmetry of the reflexes is most helpful finding. • In relation to our patient, Donna had a brachioradialis reflex of 1+ bilaterally, and the rest of the DTR where 2+ bilaterally. Although Donna may have cervical radiculopathy here findings can be considered normal. Her reflexes were symmetric bilateral for the brachioradilais, and the rest of the DTR were active or expected findings. • Sources: o Siedel HM, Ball JW, Dins JE, Flynn JA, Solmon BS, Stewart, RW. Mosby’s Guide to Physical Examination . 7th ed.: Mosby, Inc.; 2011: 728. o Moore KL, Dalley AF, Agur AMR. Clinically Oriented Anatomy . 6th ed.: Lipponcott Williams & Wilikins, a Wolters Kluwer buisness; 2010: 751. o http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/94118-overview...
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