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Dandy's sign II

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Clinical sign and a differential diagnostic sign against neuritis in N. ischiasdiscus in hernia of the Nucleus pulposus in the lower part of the spinal column.

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Clinical sign and a differential diagnostic sign against neuritis in N. ischiasdiscus in hernia of the Nucleus pulposus in the lower part of the spinal column. The ischiatic pain is intensified in coughing and sneezing. At the same time, on the affected side there is a weakening or loss of the Achilles tendon reflex, and also hypaesthesia along the course of N. ischiadiscus as well as muscular weakening and muscular atrophy.

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