Brudzinski's Sign (Nuchal Rigidity)

The Brudziński neck sign or Brudziński's symptom is a clinical sign in which forced flexion of the neck elicits a reflex flexion of the hips and knee joints. It is found in patients with meningitis, subarachnoid haemorrhage and possibly encephalitis. The user can raise the head of the virtual patient by clicking the upward arrow and thereby observing the animation of the patient’s hip and knees flex ,one can rule out the symptoms.



Simulation Type

Condition, Using interactive animation

Gender Specific

No, Common for both genders

Conditions Simulated


     Abnormal reflex flexion of the hips


     Raise the head by clicking upward arrow.

     Observe the patient's hips and knees flex.