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