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Sahli's garland

Alternative eponyms

  • Sahli' Girlande (German)
  • Sahli' venöser Rippenkranz (German)

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A garland of symmetrical, fine dilatated veins in the course of the lower thorax aperture, particularly seen in men over 50 years of age.

Description

A garland of symmetrical, fine dilatated veins in the course of the lower thorax aperture, particularly seen in men over 50 years of age. It is caused by a constitutionally chronic oedema of the lungs.

Bibliography

  • H. Sahli:
    Über das Vorkommen und die diagnostische Bedeutung einer Zone ektasierter feinster Hautgefässe in der Nähe der unteren Lungengrenze.
    Correspondenz-Blatt für Schweizer Aerzte.
    Lehrbuch der klinischen Untersuchungsmethoden. 6th edition, 1913.

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