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- Physical examination : Systematic and thorough inspection of the patient for physical signs of disease or abnormality.
- Medical imaging : The generation of visual representations of clinically relevant objects.
- Clinical pathology : Add brief definition or description
- Argyll Robertson pupil : On physical examination, finding the pupils of the eyes irregular and not reactive to light, but contracting when the patient focuses his vision; a significant neurological finding
- Abdominojugular test : The abdominojugular test (AJR), also known as hepatojugular reflux, is used as an alternate physical examination test for measuring central venous pressure through the distension or swelling of the jugular vein.
- Babinski reflex : A common part of a physical examination, it is positive, indicating a motor neuron irritation, if the big toe turns up and the other toes spread when firmly scratched with a pointed, but not sharp, instrument
- Doll's eye reflex : Add brief definition or description
- Kernig's and Brudzinski's signs : Techniques used, as a part of a physical examination, usually when the patient complains of a "stiff neck", to elicit specific signs suggestive of meningitis
- Ottawa ankle rules : A structured physical examination of an injured ankle that, with high sensitivity and specificity, will determine if any bones of the ankle or lower leg are broken
- Prosopagnosia : The inability to recognize a familiar face or to learn to recognize new faces. This visual agnosia is most often associated with lesions involving the junctional regions between the temporal and occipital lobes.
- Psoas sign : Add brief definition or description
- Romberg's sign : A neurological diagnostic test that assesses the role of a patient's vision in correcting for balance abnormalities associated with proprioception and vestibular senses; the sign is positive if the patient cannot remain stable while standing with feet together and eyes closed
- Straight leg raise : The straight leg raise, also called Lasègue sign or Lasègue test, is a test done during the physical examination to determine whether a patient with low back pain has an underlying herniated disk
- Tinel's sign : Add brief definition or description