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Lhermitte sign


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A tingling shocklike sensation passing down the arms or trunk when the neck is flexed. It is a nonspecific indication of disease in the cervical (neck) region of the spinal cord. Causes include multiple sclerosis, cervical spondylosis, and deficiency of vitamin B12. J. Lhermitte (1877–1959), French neurologist

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