Carpopedal Spasm


Carpopedal Spasm, Carpal Spasm, Obstetrician's Hand, Accoucheur's Hand

  • Pathophysiology
  1. Associated with Tetany
  • 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