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Back to basics: ankle reflex in the evaluation of peripheral neuropathy in type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
QJM
1460-2393
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Publication Date
Volume
105
Issue
4
Pages
315–320
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1093/qjmed/hcr212
PMID: 22071964
Source
Medline

Abstract

Ankle reflex is a powerful screening tool with high sensitivity and negative predictive value, but a combination of ankle reflex and vibration sense has superior sensitivity and specificity compared with either of them done alone for the detection of DPN in clinical settings.

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