Discussion in 'Spot Diagnosis' started by Egyptian Doctor, Mar 8, 2012.
What is the clinical name of this spasm , and what is the most possible cause ?
wrist drop due to radial nerve palsy.
Mano caida por lesion proximal del nervio radial.
Carpopedal spasm probably due to hyperventilation.
carpopedal spasm due to hypocalcemia/hyperventilation
carpopedal spasm (or Trousseau sign of latent tetany, or "hand of the obstetrician") due most probably to hypocalcemia.
carpopedal spasm for sure
Answer : Trousseau sign of latent tetany
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