TITLE

Myerson's sign

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1415
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "Myerson's sign" is presented. The term refers to the repeated blinking of the eyes in Parkinson's disease patients in response to tapping the forehead, nasal bridge, or maxilla. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided in the reference entry.
ACCESSION #
21236873

 

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