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Kaplan-Kennedy test

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A diagnostic test for recognising a beginning compression of the lower cervix (German: Halsmarke) particularly in cervical spondylosis. It is a modification of Queckenstedt's test/phenomenon.


  • L. Kaplan, F. Kennedy:
    The effect of head posture on the manometrics of the cerebrospinal fluid in cervicallesions: a new diagnostic test.
    Brain, 1950, 73; 337-345.

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