Phalen signPhalen's maneuver, Phalen's test Neurology Paresthesias over the median nerve evoked by maximum passive flexion of the wrist for 1 min, a finding in entrapment neuropathy. See Carpal tunnel syndrome.
Phalen,George S., U.S. orthopedist, 1911–.
Phalen maneuver - a maneuver done to check for carpal tunnel abnormality. Synonym(s): Phalen sign; Phalen test
Phalen sign - Synonym(s): Phalen maneuver
Phalen test - Synonym(s): Phalen maneuver