Bekhterev sign

Bekhterev sign

An obsolete term that formerly dignified the loss of nociception (pain sensation) in the popliteal fossa in patients with tabes dorsalis.

Bekhterev,

(Bechterew), Vladimir M., Russian neurologist, 1857-1927.
band of Kaes-Bekhterev - see under Kaes
Bekhterev band - Synonym(s): band of Kaes-Bekhterev
Bekhterev disease - arthritis and osteitis deformans involving the spinal column. Synonym(s): spondylitis deformans
Bekhterev-Mendel reflex - percussion of the dorsum of the foot causes flexion of the toes in a pyramidal lesion. Synonym(s): dorsum pedis reflex; Mendel-Bekhterev reflex
Bekhterev nucleus - one of the nuclei raphes. Synonym(s): nucleus centralis tegmenti superior
Bekhterev sign - paralysis of automatic facial movements, the power of voluntary movement being retained.
layer of Bekhterev - Synonym(s): band of Kaes-Bekhterev
line of Bekhterev - Synonym(s): band of Kaes-Bekhterev
Mendel-Bekhterev reflex - Synonym(s): Bekhterev-Mendel reflex