Trousseau sign


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Related to Trousseau sign: Chvostek's sign, Chvostek sign

Trous·seau sign

(trū-sō'),
in latent tetany, the occurrence of carpopedal spasm accompanied by paresthesia elicited when the upper arm is compressed, as in use of a tourniquet or a blood pressure cuff.

migratory thromboembolism

Transient multifocal thrombophlebitis which occurs in a significant minority of patients with cancer, classically in mucin-secreting adenocarcinoma of the GI tract, but also in breast, lung, ovarian, prostate and other cancers.

Trousseau sign

Internal medicine Compression of the upper arm by a tourniquet or blood-pressure cuff causes carpal spasm and paresthesia, an indicator of ↓ Ca2+

Trous·seau sign

(trū-sō' sīn)
In latent tetany, the occurrence of carpopedal spasm accompanied by paresthesia elicited when the upper arm is compressed, as by a tourniquet or a blood pressure cuff.

Trousseau,

Armand, French physician, 1801-1867.
Trousseau point - painful neuralgia at the spinous process of the vertebra below which arises the offending nerve.
Trousseau sign - in latent tetany, the occurrence of carpopedal spasm accompanied by paresthesia, elicited when the upper arm is compressed.
Trousseau spot - a line of redness resulting from drawing a point across the skin, especially notable in cases of meningitis. Synonym(s): meningitic streak
Trousseau syndrome - thrombophlebitis migrans associated with visceral cancer. Synonym(s): Nygaard-Brown syndrome
Trousseau-Lallemand bodies - Synonym(s): Lallemand bodies (2)

Trous·seau sign

(trū-sō' sīn)
In latent tetany, occurrence of carpopedal spasm accompanied by paresthesia elicited when upper arm is compressed, as in use of a tourniquet or a blood pressure cuff.