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Dandy's sign I

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Clinical differential diagnostic sign in ischias.

Description

Clinical differential diagnostic sign in ischias. Short strokes of the reflex hammer or the edge of the hand paravertebral on the back, in the level of the roots L4 and S1, produces a flash like ischiatic pain radiating towards the foot.

Bibliography

  • W. E. Dandy:
    Concealed ruptures in vertebral disks.
    Journal of the American Medical Association, Chicago, 1941, 117: 821-823.
  • Recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment of ruptured intervertebral disks.
    Annals of Surgery, Philadelphia, 1942, 115: 514-520.
  • Recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment of ruptured intervertebral disks.
    Annals of Surgery, Philadelphia, 1943, 118: 639-646.

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