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Traube's double tone

Alternative eponyms

  • Traube's phenomenon
  • Traube's sign

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A double sound heard over the femoral artery in aortic insufficiency or mitral stenosis.

Description

An auscultatory phenomenon. A double sound – "pistol shot" – heard over the femoral artery in aortic insufficiency or mitral stenosis.

Bibliography

  • Mitteilungen aus der Klinik des Geiheimrats Traube: Über zwei eigenthümliche Phänomene bei Inusffizienz der Aortenklappen. Mitgeteilt von Stabsarzt Dr. Fräntzel. Berliner klinische Wochenschrift, 1867; 4: 455-457.
    Reported by Oscar Maximilian Victor Fraentzel (1838-1894).

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