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trousseau's sign

trousseau's sign in Medicine

Trousseau's sign Trous·seau's sign (trōō-sōz')
An indication of latent tetany in which carpal spasm occurs when the upper arm is compressed, as by a tourniquet or a blood pressure cuff.

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