Bruns, Ludwig von

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Ludwig von, German neurologist, 1858-1916.
Bastian-Bruns law - see under Bastian
Bastian-Bruns sign - Synonym(s): Bastian-Bruns law
Bruns ataxia - difficulty in moving the feet when they are in contact with the ground; a condition related to a frontal lobe lesion.
Bruns nystagmus - due to lateral brainstem compression, usually by a cerebellopontine angle mass such as an acoustic neuroma.
Bruns syndrome - lesions of cerebral fourth ventricle cause symptoms of headache, vertigo, and vomiting; if head position is altered, the patient may fall.
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Von Bruns proposed that the thyroid gland becomes divided by the growing tracheal cartilages and that a portion of the thyroid tissue is left inside the trachea between the cartilage and the tracheal mucosa.