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Beevor sign

(bē′vŏr)

[C. E. Beevor, Brit. neurologist, 1854-1908]
Upward (cephalad) movement of the umbilicus when the neck of a patient with paralysis of the lower rectus abdominis muscles is flexed. It is one marker of fascioscapular muscular dystrophy and is found in other conditions, e.g., in some patients who have suffered trauma to the trunk, abdomen, or spinal cord.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Beevor Sign." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/763457/all/Beevor_sign.
Beevor sign. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/763457/all/Beevor_sign. Accessed June 27, 2019.
Beevor sign. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/763457/all/Beevor_sign
Beevor Sign [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 June 27]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/763457/all/Beevor_sign.
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