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Medical Term:

Bamberger sign

Pronunciation: bam'ber-ger


  1. jugular pulse in tricuspid insufficiency;
  2. dullness on percussion at the angle of the scapula, clearing up as the patient leans forward, indicating pericarditis with effusion.

Synonym(s): allochiria

Synonym(s): Bamberger-Pins-Ewart sign

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