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Marfan's symptom

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Rachitic epiphyseal swelling of the Malleolus medialis of the lower leg.

Description

Rachitic epiphyseal swelling of the Malleolus medialis of the lower leg. It manifests as a "double knuckle" and is evident on palpation as a step-like change.

Bibliography

  • J. B. A. Marfan:
    Quatre le├žons sur le rachitisme. Nourisson, 1922, 10. Maladies des os. Paris, 1912.

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