Brudziñski's cheek phenomenon
A sign og meningitis.
A phenomenon which is a sign of meningitis: pressure on the cheek below the cheekbone elicits a reflexive rising and a simultaneous flexion of the lower arm. The phenomenon is somewhat analogous to Brudzinski's symphyseal sign for the lower extremity.
- J. Brudziñski:
Über neue Symptome von Gehirnhautentzündung und Reizung bei Kindern, insbesondere bei tuberkulösen.
Berliner klinische Wochenschrift, 1916, 53: 686-690.
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