Abadie's sign

Abadie's sign
signo de Abadie.

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  • Abadie's sign — is Spasm of the Levator Palpebrae Superioris muscle with retraction of the upper lid (so that sclera is visible above cornea) seen in Graves Basedow disease which, together with exophthalmos causes the bulging eyes appearance.It is named for Jean …   Wikipedia

  • Abadie (disambiguation) — Abadie may refer to:in people: *Henry Richard Abadie (1841 1915), British army officer *Jean Marie Charles Abadie (1842 1932), French ophthalmologist *Jeanette Abadie, French alleged witch *John Abadie (1854 1905), American baseball player *Paul… …   Wikipedia

  • Abadie sign — 1. [Charles Abadie] spasm of the levator palpebrae superioris muscle; a sign of Graves disease. 2. [Jean Abadie] insensibility of the Achilles tendon to pressure; seen in tabes dorsalis …   Medical dictionary

  • Abadie sign — Aba·die sign (ah bah deґ) [Joseph Louis Irenйe Abadie, French neurologist, 1873–1946] see under sign …   Medical dictionary

  • 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

  • Abadie — Joseph Louis Irénée Jean, French neurosurgeon, 1873–1946. See A. sign of tabes dorsalis …   Medical dictionary

  • Jean Marie Charles Abadie — (March 25, 1842 – 1932) was a French ophthalmologist who was a native of Saint Gaudens. He became a hospital intern in 1868 and a medical doctor in 1870. He practiced medicine at the Hôtel Dieu de Paris. Abadie was involved in developing… …   Wikipedia

  • Dalrymple's sign — is a widened palpebral (eyelid) opening, or eyelid spasm, seen in thyrotoxicosis (as seen in Graves disease, exophthalmic Goitre and other hyperthyroid conditions), causing abnormal wideness of the palpebral fissure. As a result of the retraction …   Wikipedia

  • Tinel sign — Classification and external resources Transverse section across the wrist and digits. (The median nerve is the yellow dot near the center. The carpal tunnel is not labeled, but the circular structure surrounding the median nerve is visible.) IC …   Wikipedia

  • Oppenheim's sign — is dorsiflexion of the big toe elicited by irritation downward of the medial side of the tibia[1] Positive sign indicates a damage to the pyramidal tract. It is named for Hermann Oppenheim.[2][3] References …   Wikipedia

  • Chvostek sign — The Chvostek sign (also Weiss sign) is one of the signs of tetany seen in hypocalcemia. It refers to an abnormal reaction to the stimulation of the facial nerve. When the facial nerve is tapped at the angle of the jaw (i.e. masseter muscle), the… …   Wikipedia