rope sign

A clinical sign consisting of an acute angle between the chin and larynx, caused by weakness of the hyoid muscles, resulting in the posterior displacement of the hyoid bone, and narrowing of the hypopharyngeal passage, which is suggestive of bulbar polio
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

rope sign

Neurology An acute angle between the chin and larynx, caused by weakness of the hyoid muscles, resulting in the posterior displacement of the hyoid bone, and narrowing of the hypopharyngeal passage
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
Mentioned in ?