Von Baeyer's sign
A phenomenon particularly seen in destroyed sense of depth in tabes dorsalis. If the skin is shifted upwards and downwards a few centimetres with a firm tip of the finger, the patient, with eyes closed, will almost always be mistaken about the direction and answer hesitantly.
- A. Oestrich:
Die Prüfungsmethoden bei Störungen der Tiefensensibilität mit Einschluss des v. Baeyerschen Zeichen.
Diss. med. Basel, 1936.
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