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Neurology. 2013 Mar 12;80(11):1067. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0b013e31828728bc.

Chvostek sign, frequently found in healthy subjects, is not a useful clinical sign.

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Département de Neurologie, Hôpital de la Salpêtrière, Paris.

Abstract

A healthy, 26-year-old resident (video) presented with a bilateral Chvostek sign. This finding prompted us to search for the sign in young healthy subjects in our ward, mainly residents and medical students. We found this sign in 6 of 11 subjects.

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23479466
DOI:
10.1212/WNL.0b013e31828728bc
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