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Joffroy's sign I

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Sign for exophthalmic goiter; Basedowoid eye symptom. Consists of the absence of facial contractions or wrinkling of the forehead, when the patient looks upward with his head bent down. Parese des M. frontalis bei M. Basedow (German).


  • A. Joffroy:
    Nature et traitement du goitre ophtalmique.
    Progrés médical, Paris, 1893, 477-480.

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