Ludloff, Karl

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Karl, German surgeon, 1864-1945.
Ludloff sign - (1) swelling and ecchymosis appearing at the base of Scarpa triangle; - (2) inability to raise the thigh in the sitting posture.
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On physical exam, a positive Ludloff sign helps localize the injury to the iliopsoas muscle, which inserts at the lesser trochanter and is involved in hip flexion.