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Minor's sign

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Clinical sign for differential diagnosis between lumbago and ischias. Patients with ischias use only one leg when rising from their bed; lumbago patients “climb up” using both legs.


  • L. S. Minor:
    Über eine Bewegungsprobe und Bewegungsstörung bei Lumbalschmerz und bei Ischias.
    Deutsche medizinische Wochenschrift, Berlin, 1898, 24: 382-384.

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