• Andrew J. Larner


Abadie’s sign is the absence or diminution of pain sensation when exerting deep pressure on the Achilles tendon by squeezing. This is a frequent finding in the tabes dorsalis variant of neurosyphilis, i.e. with dorsal column disease.


Multiple System Atrophy Cross Reference International Cooperative Ataxia Rate Scale Relative Afferent Pupillary Defect Akinetic Mutism 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrew J. Larner
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  1. 1.Walton Centre for Neurology & NeurosurgeryLiverpoolUK

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