Medical Definition of Leg phenomenon

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)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Leg Phenomenon

leg extension
leg extensions
leg extensor
leg glance
leg hair
leg hairs
leg injuries
leg irons
leg it
leg length inequality
leg lift
leg man
leg men
leg of antihelix
leg of lamb
leg phenomenon (current term)
leg press
leg presses
leg rope
leg side
leg slip
leg slips
leg spin
leg spinner
leg spinners
leg stump
leg ulcer
leg up
leg warmer
leg warmers

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