Remak sign


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Re·mak sign

(rā'mahk),
dissociation of the sensations of touch and of pain in tabes dorsalis and polyneuritis.
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Re·mak sign

(rā'mahk sīn)
Dissociation of the sensations of touch and of pain in tabes dorsalis and polyneuritis.
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Remak sign

(rā′mok″)
[Ernest Julius Remak, Ger. neurologist, 1849–1911]
A sign or symptom pert. to perception of stimuli. It can be one of two types: a single stimulus may be perceived as if it were several stimuli applied in separate locations (polyesthesia), or there may be a delay in perception of stimuli. Both types are seen in tabes dorsalis.
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Remak,

Ernst Julius, German neurologist, 1848-1911.
Remak reflex - plantar flexion of the first three toes with extension of the knee induced by stroking of the upper anterior surface of the thigh.
Remak sign - dissociation of the sensations of touch and of pain in tabes dorsalis.
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