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Paget's sign

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A clinical test for fluctuation in a lump elicited by watching two of the examiner's fingers on a lump moving apart when a third finger is used to press on the lump. This indicates the presence of fluid in a lump.

This eponym was submitted by Manoj Ramachandran.

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