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Milkmaid’s sign is seen in? (NEET 2014)



A Athetosis
B Dystonia

C Chorea
D Hemiballismus

Ans. C

Chorea

A sign of generalised muscle weakness and inability to maintain tetanic muscle contraction; the subjects, when asked to squeeze the examiner’s fingers, do so by a ‘milking’ motion of contraction and relaxation, a finding typical of Sydenham’s chorea, one of the Jones’ major criteria for diagnosing rheumatic fever

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