Grasset phenomenon


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Gras·set phe·nom·e·non

(grah-sā'),
in organic paralysis of the lower extremity, the supine patient can raise either limb separately, but not both together.

Gras·set phe·nom·e·non

(grah-sā' fĕ-nom'ĕ-non)
In organic paralysis of the lower extremity, the supine patient can raise either limb separately, but not both together.

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