Tag Jules Tinel
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Hoffmann-Tinel sign

Hoffmann-Tinel sign is paresthesia in the distal cutaneous distribution of an injured peripheral nerve evoked by tapping on the nerve more proximally.
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Paul Hoffmann

Paul Hoffmann (1884-1962) was a German physiologist and physician. Known for describing Hoffmann-Tinel sign for assessment of nerve regeneration and success of nerve sutures.
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Jules Tinel

Jules Tinel (1879 – 1952) was a French neurologist. Eponymously affiliated with Tinel's sign in the diagnsois of carpal tunnel syndrome