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Carvallo's sign

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The increase in the intensity of the pansystolic murmur of tricuspid regurgitation during inspiration. This distinguishes tricuspid from mitral involvement.

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  • J. M. Rivero-Carvallo:
    Signo para el diagnostico de las insuficiencias tricuspideas.
    Archivos del Instituto de cardiologia de Mexico, Mexico, 1946, 16: 531.

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