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Tillaux' manoeuvre

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Manoeuvre intended to demonstrate the presence of a breast tumour adherent to the muscle pectoralis major.

Manoeuvre de Tillaux. Manoeuvre destinée à mettre en evidence l’adhérence d’une tumeur du sein au grand pectoral : la mobilité de la tumeur sur les plans profonds est diminué lorsque l’on fait contracter le grand pectoral, en s’opposant au mouvement d’adduction du bras du malade.

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