Rosenbach's sign

Rosenbach's sign

1. A fine, rapid tremor of the closed eyelids, seen in hyperthyroidism.
2. In functional disorders, the inability to obey a command to close the eyes.
3. The absence of an abdominal skin reflex in intestinal inflammation or hemiplegia.
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There was no RAPD present, Eye signs included Von Graffe's sign (immobility or lagging of the upper eyelid on downward rotation of the eye), Stellwag's sign (infrequent or incomplete blinking), Dalrymple sign (widened palpebral fissure), Gifford sign (Difficulty everting the upper eyelids), Pochin's sign (blinking rate is reduced), Rosenbach's sign (unusual tremor of the eyelids), Snellen's sign (Bruit heard on auscultation over the eye), Mean's sign (increased superior scleral show on upgaze), Kocher's sign (staring and frightened appearance), Mobius' sign (inability to maintain convergence of the eyes), Suker's sign (fixation becomes difficult in extreme lateral gaze).