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LEG PHENOMENON

In tetany, spasm both of the extensor muscles of the knee and of the calf muscles when the extended leg is flexed at the hip. Synonym: leg phenomenon, Pool-Schlesinger sign, Schlesinger's sign. In tetany, contraction of the hand muscles next the stretching of the brachial plexus by elevation of the hand above the head with the forearm extended, resembles the contraction resulting from stimulation of the ulnar nerve. Synonym: hand phenomenon.
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