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Larrey's sign

Alternative eponyms

  • Larrey's symptom

Related people

A sign of sacroileitis.

Description

A sign of sacroileitis. Two descriptions available: 1. Strong reaction of pain when demounting a horse fast.
2. Pain in the sacroiliac region when the patient sits down suddenly on a hard seat.

Bibliography

  • D. J. Larrey:
    Mémoires de chirurgie militaire, et campagnes. 4 volumes. Paris 1812-1817.
  • Barry G. Firkin and Judith A. Whitworth:
    Dictionary of Medical Eponyms. The Parthenon Publishing Group. 2002. Pp. 229-230.

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