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acting or happening without apparent forethought, prompting, or planning

imitative reproduction, as of the style of another

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1 per cent had a VPT score of < 25 mV and monofilament sensation, tuning fork sensation and ankle reflex were preserved in 895 (85.
On examination, the patient's ankle reflex on his left side was absent, and there was a diminished sensation over his S1 dermatome.
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the usefulness of the diabetic neuropathy examination score (DNE), diabetic neuropathy symptom (DNS) score, 10-g Semmes-Weinstein monofilament examination, ankle reflex and measuring vibration perception threshold (VPT) with a biothesiometer in the detection of diabetic polyneuropathy in type 2 diabetes patients and to seek an optimal screening method in diabetic clinic in the detection of diabetic polyneuropathy in type 2 diabetes patients.
Of patients attending a diabetes clinic, 25% volunteered symptoms, but 50% were found to have neuropathy after a simple clinical test such as eliciting the ankle reflex or vibration perception test.