Orthopedics Book


Carpopedal Spasm

Aka: Carpopedal Spasm, Carpal Spasm, Obstetrician's Hand, Accoucheur's Hand
  1. Pathophysiology
    1. Associated with Tetany
  2. Signs
    1. Flexion at Wrist
    2. Flexion at MCP joints
    3. Flexion of thumb against palm
    4. Extension of PIP joints and DIP joints
    5. Adduction of fingers (forms a cone)
    6. Trousseau's Sign

Carpopedal spasm (C0231785)

Concepts Sign or Symptom (T184)
ICD10 R29.0
SnomedCT 206838005, 158213009, 75140002
English [D]Carpopedal spasm, [D]Carpopedal spasm (context-dependent category), carpopedal spasm (diagnosis), carpopedal spasm, Carpo-pedal spasm, Spasm carpopedal, Spasm;carpopedal, carpopedal spasms, [D]Carpopedal spasm (situation), Carpopedal spasm, Carpopedal spasm (finding), carpopedal; spasm, spasm; carpopedal
Dutch carpopedaal spasme, carpopedaal; spasme, spasme; carpopedaal
French Spasme carpopédal, Spasme carpo-pédal
German karpopedaler Spasmus, Spasmus karpopedal
Italian Spasmo carpopedale, Spasmo carpo-pedale
Portuguese Espasmo carpopodal
Spanish Espasmo carpopedal, [D]espasmo carpopedal (categoría dependiente del contexto), [D]espasmo carpopedal, [D]espasmo carpopedal (situación), espasmo carpopedal (hallazgo), espasmo carpopedal
Japanese 手足痙攣, テアシケイレン
Czech Karpopedální spasmus
Hungarian Carpo-pedalis spasmus, Carpopedalis spasmus
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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