Trousseau's sign is the production of tetany by applying firm and prolonged pressure to the brachial nerve in the upper arm.
"The Nervous Child" by Hector Charles Cameron
When tetany follows operations for goitre it is due to the removal of these glands.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
The April issue article, "The Grass Tetany Puzzle," generated some reader concern over its reliance on anecdotal observations as opposed to peer-reviewed research.
Research by a veterinary pathologist indicates salt is a big factor in preventing and treating grass tetany .
Watch for grass tetany in North Dakota cattle this spring, warns Carl Dahlen, North Dakota State University Extension Service beef cattle specialist.
Grass tetany is a cattle disorder caused by an abnormally low amount of magnesium in the bloodstream of cattle.
A University of Missouri Extension beef nutrition specialist counsels farmers to prepare for grass tetany season in March.
South Dakota State University Extension Veterinarian Russ Daly said some South Dakota producers are seeing AIP (atypical interstitial pneumonia) and grass tetany in cattle herds on pasture.
Cattle producers often consider grass tetany a problem that only affects cattle eating lush, spring grass.