Trendelenburg's sign


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Tren·de·len·burg's sign

(trĕn′dl-ən-bûrgz′)
n.
An indication of congenital dislocation of the hip or of hip abductor weakness in which the pelvis on the side opposite to the dislocation will sag when the hip and knee of the normal side are flexed.
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Check for Trendelenburg's sign, in which the ipsilateral hip drops when the patient raises the unaffected leg.
Leg length discrepancy or a positive Trendelenburg's sign may be present.
A positive left-sided Trendelenburg's sign was noted as a consequence.