TITLE

Schober's maneuver

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1954
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "Schober's maneuver" is presented. It refers to a test for flexibility of the lumbar spine, It is used to determine the presence of ankylosing spondylitis in patients with low back pain.
ACCESSION #
21244980

 

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