A form of involuntary muscular movement characterized by alternating contractions and relaxation in rapid succession. In the context of reflex testing, the ability to elicit clonus indicates injury to the nerve tracts above the point at which the reflex was initiated.
WikiMD Resources - Clonus
Latest research (Pubmed)
Join WikiMD as a freelancer or paid editor and help improve the page Clonus or others.
|Clonus is part of WikiMD's ^articles available 4free, 4all & 4ever!
|^The content on or accessible through WikiMD is for informational purposes only. WikiMD is not a substitute for professional advice|
WIKIMD MAKES NO GUARANTEE OF VALIDITY OF CONTENT. USE THE CONTENT AT YOUR OWN RISK!