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KERNIG'S SIGN

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KERNIG'S SIGN

Flex each hip in turn. When attempting to extend the knee, this will be greatly limited by spams of the hamstrings. This is due to inflammatory exudate around the lumbar spinal root.


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REFERENCES

1. Wilkinson, I. (2017). Oxford handbook of clinical medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2. Hannaman, R. A., Bullock, L., Hatchell, C. A., & Yoffe, M. (2016). Internal medicine review core curriculum, 2017-2018. CO Springs, CO: MedStudy.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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