Rust, Johann N.

(redirected from Rust sign)

Rust,

Johann N., German surgeon, 1775-1840.
Rust disease - tuberculosis of the two upper cervical vertebrae and their articulations. Synonym(s): malum vertebrale suboccipitale; spondylarthrocace; spondylocace
Rust phenomenon - in cancer of the upper cervical vertebrae, the patient supports the head by the hands when changing from the recumbent to the sitting posture or the reverse.
Rust sign
References in periodicals archive ?
The first rust signs on leaves of control plants were observed at seven days after inoculation, which was about the same inoculation period reported by ANGELOTTI et al.