Medical Definition of Schlesinger's sign

1. In tetany, spasm both of the extensor muscles of the knee and of the calf muscles when the extended leg is flexed at the hip. Synonym: leg phenomenon, Pool-Schlesinger sign, Schlesinger's sign. In tetany, contraction of the arm muscles following the stretching of the brachial plexus by elevation of the arm above the head with the forearm extended, resembles the contraction resulting from stimulation of the ulnar nerve. Synonym: arm phenomenon. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Schlesinger's Sign

Schizosaccharomycetaceae
Schizotrypanum cruzi
Schlamperei
Schlatter
Schlatter-Osgood disease
Schleiden
Schlemm
Schlemm's canal
Schlemm's canals
Schlenk flask
Schlenk flasks
Schlenk tube
Schlenk tubes
Schlesien
Schlesinger
Schlesinger's sign
Schleswig
Schleswig-Holstein
Schleswiger
Schleswigers
Schliemann
Schlieren system
Schlumbergera
Schlumbergera baridgesii
Schlumbergera buckleyi
Schlumbergera gaertneri
Schlumbergera truncatus
Schmid-Fraccaro syndrome
Schmidel's anastomoses
Schmidt

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