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Spegelberg's sign

Alternative eponyms

  • Spiegelberg's sign of carcinoma

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A diagnostic sign for early recognition of collum carcinoma of the uterus with the mucosa still intact.

Description

A diagnostic sign for early recognition of collum carcinoma of the uterus with the mucosa still intact. It is based on the capacity of the mucosa to be dislocated and stretched.

Bibliography

  • O. Spiegelberg:
    Die Diagnose des ersten Stadiums des Carcinoma colli uteri (mit Bemerkungen zur Anatomie und Therapie.
    Archiv für Gynäkologie, Berlin, 1871, 1: 233-240.

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