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Fischer's syndrome (Louis Fischer)

Alternative eponyms

  • Fischer’s sign
  • Smith-Fischer bronchial gland tuberculosis

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Obsolete term for an auscultatory diagnosis in tuberculosis of the bronchial glands in children.

Description

An auscultatory diagnosis in tuberculosis of the bronchial glands in children. Persistent high raling caused by pressure on vena brachiocephalica from the lymphatic glands when the manibrium sterni is auscultated with the head tilted backward.

Described by Eustace Smith in The Lancet, 1875, II: 240.

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