queckenstedt-stookey test

queckenstedt-stookey test

Queckenstedt-Stookey test [kwĕk′ən-stĕd′-, kvĕk′ən-shtĕt′-] n.

  1. A test to detect the blockage of subarachnoid channels in which the jugular vein is compressed; when there is blockage of the channels, compression causes little or no increase in the pressure of the spinal fluid.

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