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Trousseau’s sign

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The trousseau’s sign is carpopedal spasm that results from ischemia that is induced by pressure applied to the upper arm. It is a sensitive and specific sign of hypocalcemia. Here the author is sending the short case summary, images of the demonstration of the Trousseau’s sign. This case also had a cluster of seizures induced by hypocalcemia.

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Alam, A. (2013) Trousseau’s sign. Case Reports in Clinical Medicine, 2, 326-327. doi: 10.4236/crcm.2013.25087.


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