Davis Edge NCLEX Question of the Week #8

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Question:
Which spinal reflexes are classified as superficial reflexes? Select all that apply.

Options:
1. Plantar reflex
2. Achilles reflex
3. Patellar reflex
4. Cremasteric reflex
5. Bulbocavernosus reflex

Rationale:
Option 1: Plantar reflex is a superficial reflex, and it involves spinal cord segments L5, S1, and S2.
Option 2: Achilles reflex is a deep tendon reflex, and it involves spinal cord segment S1 and S2.
Option 3: Patellar reflex is a deep tendon reflex, and it involves spinal cord segment L2, L3, and L4.
Option 4: Cremasteric reflex is a superficial reflex, and it involves spinal cord segments L1 and L2.
Option 5: Bulbocavernosus reflex is a superficial reflex, and it involves spinal cord segments S3 and S4.

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