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Chvostek sign

(vos′tek, kvos′ )

[Franz Chvostek, Austrian surgeon, 1835-1884]
A spasm of the facial muscles following a tap on the facial nerve; seen in hypocalcemic tetany.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Chvostek Sign." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732398/all/Chvostek_sign.
Chvostek sign. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732398/all/Chvostek_sign. Accessed June 25, 2019.
Chvostek sign. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732398/all/Chvostek_sign
Chvostek Sign [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 June 25]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732398/all/Chvostek_sign.
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