Trendelenburg sign

Trendelenburg sign
1. see under test. 2. see under gait.

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  • Trendelenburg's sign — is found in people with weak abductor muscles of the hip. It is named after the German surgeon Friedrich Trendelenburg.The Trendelenburg sign is said to be positive if, when standing on one leg, the pelvis drops on the side opposite to the stance …   Wikipedia

  • Trendelenburg test — 1. (for varicosity and condition of heart valves) the leg is raised above the level of the heart until the veins are empty, and then quickly lowered. If the veins become distended at once, varicosity and valve incompetence are indicated. 2. (for… …   Medical dictionary

  • Trendelenburg — could refer to:*Friedrich Adolf Trendelenburg (1802 1872), German philosopher and philologist *His son, Friedrich Trendelenburg (1844 1924), German surgeon *The Trendelenburg position *Trendelenburg s sign *The Trendelenburg gait …   Wikipedia

  • Trendelenburg's test — is a test of the saphenous and other veins.cite web |url= |title=eMedicine Varicose Veins : Article by Wesley K Lew |format= |work= |accessdate=] It is named for Friedrich Trendelenburg.… …   Wikipedia

  • Trendelenburg's test — Trendelenburg s sign a test for detecting dysfunction of the hip joint. Normally when a leg is lifted off the ground, the pelvis on the same side is raised by the hip abductor muscles on the other side. If these muscles cannot raise the pelvis… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Trendelenburg's sign — Trendelenburg s test …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Trendelenburg position — In the Trendelenburg position the body is laid flat on the back (supine position) with the feet higher than the head, in contrast to the reverse Trendelenburg position, where the body is tilted in the opposite direction. This is a standard… …   Wikipedia

  • Sign — Any abnormality that indicates a disease process, such as a change in appearance, sensation, or function, that is observed by a physician when evaluating a patient. * * * 1. Any abnormality indicative of disease, discoverable on examination of… …   Medical dictionary

  • Trendelenburg-Zeichen — Abb. aus der Erstbeschreibung 1895 Das Trendelenburg Zeichen (nach Friedrich Trendelenburg; engl. Trendelenburg s sign) ist die Bezeichnung für das klinische Bild einer Lähmung oder Schwäche der Musculi glutei medius und minimus, die aufgrund… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Trendelenburg Test — A Trendelenburg Test determines the competency of the valves in communicating veins between the superficial and deep veins of the leg. The leg is raised above heart level until the veins become empty, then the leg is quickly lowered. Superficial… …   Wikipedia

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