NIKOLSKIY’S SIGN

Dr. Kanupriya Gupta

Abstract


This article presents the original description of Nikolskiy’s sign given by Piotr Vasiliyevich Nikolskiy in 1894, along with various different interpretations of Nikolskiy’s sign and numerous terminologies used in the literature by a number of clinicians.

Keywords


Nikolskiy’s phenomenon; Sheklakov sign;Asboe-Hansen sign; direct Nikolskiy’s sign; indirect Nikolskiy’s sign

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