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Froin's symptom

Alternative eponyms

  • Lépine-Froin syndrome

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Yellow cerebrospinal fluid that rapidly coagulates. Symptom of massive coagulation of the liquor cerebrospinalis.

Description

Yellow cerebrospinal fluid that rapidly coagulates. Symptom of massive coagulation of the liquor cerebrospinalis. It contains an excess of lymphocytes and protein, particularly globulin. Important manifestation in Froin’s syndrome.

Bibliography

  • G. Froin:
    Inflammations méningées avec réactions chromatique, fibrineuse et cytologique du liquide céphalo-rachidien.
    Gazette des hôpitaux, Paris, 1903, 76: 1005-1006.

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