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Sunday, 24.09.2017

Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms
Snout reflex

 

Definition: Puckering of lips to pressure over  nasal philtrum (Schott and Rossor, 2003).

 

Exploration: The presence of puckering is established by gently pressing over the nasal philtrum.

 

Reference:

 

Schott JM, Rossor MN. The grasp and other primitive reflexes. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 2003; 74: 558-60.

March 2, 2017