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Strümpell's sign IV

Alternative eponyms

  • von Strümpell’s pronation phenomenon

Related people

A phenomenon occurring in spastic syndrome.

Description

A phenomenon occurring in spastic syndrome. Forced (involuntary) pronation of the hand when the lower arm is flexed. Equivalent to the Strümpell sign I.

Bibliography

  • E. A. G. G. von Strümpell:
    Zur Kenntnis der Haut- und Sehnenreflexe bei Nervenkranken.
    Deutsche Zeitschrift für Nervenheilkunde, 1899, 15: 254-273.

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