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Spegelberg's sign

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A diagnostic sign for early recognition of collum carcinoma of the uterus with the mucosa still intact. It is based on the capacity of the mucosa to be dislocated and stretched.


  • O. Spiegelberg:
    Die Diagnose des ersten Stadiums des Carcinoma colli uteri (mit Bemerkungen zur Anatomie und Therapie.
    Archiv für Gynäkologie, Berlin, 1871, 1: 233-240.

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