Souques phenomenon

Souques phenomenon

(soo-ke′)
[A. A. Souques, Fr. neurologist, 1860–1944]
Finger extension on the involved side of a hemiplegic patient when the extremity is raised to a position 90° above shoulder flexion or abduction.

Souques,

Alexandre Achille, French neurologist, 1860-1944.
Souques phenomenon - Synonym(s): Souques sign
Souques sign - lack of leg extension when patient sitting in chair is quickly pushed over backward; seen in advanced striatal dysfunction. Synonym(s): Souques phenomenon