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What is the clinical name of this spasm ?

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  1. Egyptian Doctor

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    What is the clinical name of this spasm , and what is the most possible cause ?

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    wrist drop due to radial nerve palsy.
     


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    Mano caida por lesion proximal del nervio radial.
     


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    Carpopedal spasm probably due to hyperventilation.
     


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    carpopedal spasm due to hypocalcemia/hyperventilation
     


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    Carpopedal spasm
     


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    carpopedal spasm (or Trousseau sign of latent tetany, or "hand of the obstetrician") due most probably to hypocalcemia.
     

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    carpal spasm(hypocalcemia)
     


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    carpopedal spasm for sure
     


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    Answer : Trousseau sign of latent tetany
     


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