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Kienböck's sign

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Paradoxical movements of the diaphragm. The diaphtagm moves upwards on inhalation, down on expiration – opposite of normal.


  • R. Kienböck:
    Über Pyopneumothorax. Wiener klinische Wochenschrift, 1898: 1178-1179. Über Zwerchfellhernien bei Kindern.
    Fortschritte auf dem Gebiete der Röntgenstrahlen, 1914, 21: 411-425.

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