Brudzinski sign


Brud·​zin·​ski sign brü-ˈjin-skē- How to pronounce Brudzinski sign (audio) brüd-ˈzin- How to pronounce Brudzinski sign (audio)
variants or Brudzinski's sign
: any of several symptoms of meningeal irritation occurring especially in meningitis
especially : involuntary bending of the knees and hips of a supine patient caused by lifting the head of the patient so that the chin moves towards the chest

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“Brudzinski sign.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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