Ankle clonus

Ankle clonus is an abnormal reflex response where the foot and ankle repeatedly spasm. The ankle does not spasm randomly, but this sign can be elicited in response to dorsiflexion of the foot, if the abnormality exists. Hence, ankle clonus seems somewhat misnamed, as it is more of an abnormal ...

... More on Ankle clonus »

   •   •   •

Summary: Clonus is an involuntary tendon reflex that causes repeated flexion and extension of the foot. Ankle clonus is tested by rapidly flexing the foot upward. ...1,2

... More on Ankle clonus »

Causes

Causes of ankle clonus include:

... More Causes of Ankle clonus »

Causes List for Ankle clonus

Possible causes of Ankle clonus (or similar symptoms) may include:3

... Causes List for Ankle clonus »

   •   •   •

References

  1. [from HPO]
  2. Source: GTR (NCBI/NIH): ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/ gtr/ conditions/ C0238651/ 
  3. Source: Algorithmically Generated List

   •   •   •

Note: This site is for informational purposes only and is not medical advice. See your doctor or other qualified medical professional for all your medical needs.