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Racine's syndrome

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A glandular abnormality that may occur prior to menstruation: swelling of the salivary glands and breasts four to five days before menstruation and subsiding with the onset of flow.


  • W. Racine:
    Le syndrome salivaire prémenstruel.
    Schweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift, Basel, 1939, 69: 1204-1207.

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