pronator drift


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pronator drift

Neurology A drifting downward of the hand into pronation, a sign of weakness

pronator drift

Inability to hold an arm up against the effects of gravity. It is a common finding in patients with motor weakness, as from a stroke.
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Numerous therapies were enlisted as the tumor and neurological deficits progressed to her current state of a moderate global aphasia, a right field cut, and a mild right pronator drift.
The neurological assessment should include observing for any of the following: confusion, lethargy, disorientation, change in level of consciousness, new or increased headache, hemiparesis, contralateral pronator drift of upper extremities, seizures, mild rise in basal temperature, labile blood pressure or leukocytosis, which can suggest VSP.
Neurological assessment after 24 hours showed orientation to person, place and time, pupils equal and reactive to light (PERL), a new left pronator drift, photosensitivity and nystagmus were noted.