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Garland's triangle

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A paravertebral, approximately triangular area of relative resonance of varying intensity (up to tympanic) in the lower back, between the spine and Ellis-Damoiseau's line, found in the same side as a pleural effusion.


  • G. M. Garland:
    Some experiments upon the curved line of dullness with pleuritis effusion.
    Boston Medical and Surgical Journal, 1874, 91: 269-272.

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