soft sign

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soft sign

neurologic findings (for example, dyspraxia, dysdiadochokinesis) and behavioral phenomena (for example, postures, involuntary movements) that, although of no specific diagnostic significance, may be associated with developmental delay in normal children and with neuropsychiatric orders in adults.

soft sign

Any of a number of signs that, considered collectively, are felt to indicate the presence of damage to the central nervous system. These signs include incoordination, visual motor difficulties, nystagmus, the presence of associated movements, and difficulties with motor control.
See also: sign