Signo de meningitis de Kernig

Uno de los síntomas físicamente demostrables de la meningitis es el signo de Kernig. Cierta rigidez de los tendones de la corva produce incapacidad para enderezar la pierna cuando se flexiona la cadera a 90 grados.Signo de meningitis de Kernig

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Last reviewed 10/6/2012 by David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Jatin M. Vyas, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Assistant in Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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