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|Title:||Laseque's sign: An important bedside diagnostic sign in acute polyradiculopathy (Guillain-Barre syndrome)|
|Authors:||Devathasan, G. |
|Citation:||Devathasan, G., Tong, H.I., Wong, P.K. (1979). Laseque's sign: An important bedside diagnostic sign in acute polyradiculopathy (Guillain-Barre syndrome). Singapore Medical Journal 20 (1) : 290-292. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.|
|Abstract:||Fourteen consecutive cases of Guillain-Barre Syndrome were examined for straight leg raising sign (Laseque's sign). Thirteen were positive (93%). The high percentage illustrates the importance of looking for this sign in all suspected cases of Guillain-Barre Syndrome where the underlying pathology is an acute inflammation and demyelination of nerve roots.|
|Source Title:||Singapore Medical Journal|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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