Lust phenomenon

Lust phe·nom·e·non

(lūst fĕ-nom'ĕ-non)
Foot eversion and dorsiflexion caused by tapping over the common peroneal nerve on the outer upper shin; occurs in tetany.
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Franz A., 20th century German pediatrician.
Lust phenomenon - abduction with dorsal foot flexion related to latent tetany. Synonym(s): Lust sign; peroneal sign; peroneal nerve phenomenon
Lust sign - Synonym(s): Lust phenomenon
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