Kernig

Ker·nig

(ker'nig),
Vladimir, Russian physician, 1840-1917. See: Kernig sign.
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12] The classic clinical signs of Kernig and Brudzinski have value in ruling in the diagnosis of meningitis; however, these traditional signs have poor sensitivity and their absence cannot be used to rule out the disease.
neck stiffness, Kernig sign, Brudzinski sign) or if the history and/or physical examination otherwise suggest intracranial infection.
Given the potential for serious health problems with long-term catheterization, Jahn, Preuss, Kernig, Langer, and Seifert-Heuhmer (2008) investigated whether using alternative types of indwelling catheters could reduce the risk of CAUTIs.
Sex Male 61 (43) Female 80 (57) Signs and symptoms (n = 139) of spinal or paraspinal infection Fever/chills 7 (5) Headache 49 (35) Slurred speech 2 (1) Confusion 4 (3) Light sensitivity 9 (6) Nausea/vomiting 21 (15) Neck pain/stiff neck 29 (21) Back pain 98 (71) Leg pain 12 (9) Urinary retention 4 (3) Urinary incontinence 2 (1) Ataxia 1 (1) Visual disturbance 3 (2) Numbness 8 (6) Meningeal signs * 1 (1) Laboratory confirmation 37 (26) of fungal infection ([dagger]) * Including nuchal rigidity, Kernig sign, and Brudzinski sign.
Fase dos: aparecen fiebre, agitacion psicomotora, cefalea, vomito, somnolencia, rigidez de nuca, signos de Kernig y Brudzinski, reflejos osteotendinosos exaltados; ademas, aparecen datos de focalizacion: deterioro del nivel de conciencia, anisocoria, alteracion de pares craneales III, VI y VII, hemiparesia, paraparesia, 50% de los ninos presentan convulsiones que pueden ser tonico-clonicas, focales o generalizadas.
Ense sertligine Kernig ve Brudzinski bulgulari eslik ediyordu.
The signs and symptoms of Naegleria fowleri are exceedingly similar to bacterial meningitis and include fever, headache, elevated temperature, nucchal rigidity, positive Kernig and Brudzinski sign, changes in levels of consciousness, photophobia, cranial nerve palsies, and seizures with rapid progression to coma and death.
It is strongly recommended for children who present with febrile seizure and have meningeal signs and symptoms, including neck stiffness, Kernig signs, or Brudzinski signs, or those whose history or exam suggests possible meningitis or intracranial infection.
En diciembre se hallo dedos en palillo de tambor, tos, fiebre, disminucion de peso (15 kg, en ultimos 3 meses), hipoalgesia e hipoestesia de rama izquierda del trigemino, la uvula y lengua desviadas a la derecha e izquierda, respectivamente; rigidez de nuca, Kernig positivo bilateral.
2,4) Pueden o no estar presentes los signos de Brudzinsfei y Kernig, paralisis de los pares craneales III, IV, VI y VII, papiledema, atrofia optica, mielopatias y radiculopatias.