Medical Definition of Cephalic tetanus

1. A type of local tetanus that follows wounds to the face and head; after a brief incubation (1-2 days) the facial and ocular muscles become paretic yet undergo repeated tetanic spasms. The throat and tongue muscles may also be affected. Synonym: cerebral tetanus, head tetanus, hydrophobic tetanus, rose cephalic tetanus, Rose's cephalic tetanus. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cephalic Tetanus

cephalgia
cephalgias
cephalhematocele
cephalhematoma
cephalhydrocele
cephalic
cephalic angle
cephalic arterial rami
cephalic fin
cephalic fins
cephalic flexure
cephalic index
cephalic pole
cephalic presentation
cephalic reflexes
cephalic tetanus (current term)
cephalic triangle
cephalic vein
cephalic version
cephalically
cephalin
cephaline
cephalins
cephalitis
cephalization
cephalizations
cephalo-
cephalo-oculocutaneous telangiectasia
cephalo-orbital index
cephalocarid

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