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Pins' sign

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In pericarditis, the disappearance of symptoms of pleurisy and loss of pain when patient leans forward to the knee-chest position.

Description

In pericarditis, the disappearance of symptoms of pleurisy and loss of pain when patient leans forward to the knee-chest position.

See also Ewart's sign, under William Ewart, English physician, 1848-1929.

Bibliography

  • Emil Pins, in:
    Wiener medizinische Wochenschrift, 1889, 39: 208, 148.

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