Brudzinski sign

noun
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 \ -​skē(z)-​ How to pronounce Brudzinski sign (audio) \

Medical Definition of Brudzinski 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Brudzinski%20sign. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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