What is brudzinski’s signs?

Brudzinski’s signs are:

  • - 1. Brudzinski’s neck sign: flexion of both legs and thighs upon forcible flexion of the neck
  • - 2. Brudzinski’s contralateral leg sign: flexion of one thigh at the hip causes a similar movement of the other thigh; when one thigh and leg are flexed and the other extended, lowering of the flexed leg causes flexion of the extended one.

Brudzinski’s signs are seen in meningitis.

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