Rosenbach, Ottomar

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Rosenbach, Ottomar

German physician, 1851–1907.

Rosenbach's sign

1. A fine, rapid tremor of the closed eyelids, seen in hyperthyroidism.
2. In functional disorders, the inability to obey a command to close the eyes.
3. The absence of an abdominal skin reflex in intestinal inflammation or hemiplegia.

Rosenbach's test

An obsolete test for bile in the urine.
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Ottomar, German physician, 1851-1907.
Rosenbach disease - Synonym(s): (1) Heberden nodes; - (2) exostoses on the terminal phalanges of the fingers in osteoarthritis; a specific, usually self-limiting, cellulitis of the hand caused by Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae. Synonym(s): erysipeloid
Rosenbach law - (1) in affections of the nerve trunks or nerve centers, paralysis of the flexor muscles appears later than that of the extensors; (2) in case of abnormal stimulation of organs with rhythmical functional periodicity.
Rosenbach sign - loss of the abdominal reflex in cases of acute inflammation of the viscera.
Rosenbach test - for bile in the urine.
Rosenbach-Gmelin test - Synonym(s): Gmelin test
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