Landouzy-Grasset law

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Lan·dou·zy-Gras·set law

(lahn-dū'zē grah-sā'),
in lesions of one hemisphere, the patient's head is turned to the side of the affected muscles if there is spasticity and to that of the cerebral lesion if there is paralysis.
Synonym(s): Grasset law

Grasset,

Joseph, French physician, 1849-1918.
Grasset law - Synonym(s): Landouzy-Grasset law
Grasset phenomenon - in organic paralysis of the lower extremity, the patient, lying on his back, can raise either limb separately but not both together. Synonym(s): Grasset-Gaussel phenomenon
Grasset sign - normal contraction of the sternocleidomastoid muscle on the paralyzed side in cases of hemiplegia.
Grasset-Gaussel phenomenon - Synonym(s): Grasset phenomenon
Landouzy-Grasset law - see under Landouzy

Landouzy,

Louis T.J., French neurologist, 1845-1917.
Dejerine-Landouzy dystrophy - Synonym(s): Landouzy-Dejerine dystrophy
Dejerine-Landouzy myopathy - Synonym(s): Landouzy-Dejerine dystrophy
Landouzy-Dejerine dystrophy - a relatively benign type of muscular dystrophy commencing in childhood and slowly progressive. Synonym(s): Dejerine-Landouzy dystrophy; Dejerine-Landouzy myopathy; facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy
Landouzy-Grasset law - in lesions of one hemisphere, the patient's head is turned to the side of the affected muscles if there is spasticity and to that of the cerebral lesion if there is paralysis. Synonym(s): Grasset law