Quincke's capillary pulse

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A sign of aortic insufficiency.

Description

A sign of aortic insufficiency, consisting of a alternate reddening and blanching of the finger nails at each distole of the heart in cases of aortic insufficiancy.

Bibliography

  • H. I. Quincke:
    Beobachtungen ?ber Capillar- und Venenpuls.
    Berliner klinische Wochenschrift, 1868, 5: 337-359.
    17: fra side 356.

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