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DRAW SIGN [1 record]

Record 1 1990-06-18


Subject field(s)
  • Symptoms (Medicine)
  • Musculoskeletal System

A sign diagnostic of rupture of the cruciate ligaments of the knee; with the knee flexed to a right angle, there is increased anterior or posterior glide of the tibia in rupture of the anterior or posterior [cruciate] ligaments, respectively.


  • Symptômes (Médecine)
  • Appareil locomoteur (Médecine)

Mouvements antéropostérieurs anormaux du tibia par rapport au fémur, recherchés sur le genou fléchi à angle droit. Un déplacement en avant (tiroir antérieur) témoigne d'une rupture du ligament croisé antéro-externe; un déplacement en arrière (tiroir postérieur) témoigne d'une rupture du ligament croisé postéro-interne.


Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Síntomas (Medicina)
  • Sistema musculoesquelético (Medicina)
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