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Bergman sign

Pronunciation: berg'man

Definition: a radiographic finding in which 1) the ureter is dilated distal to a ureteral obstruction and 2) a catheter, passed retrograde, coils in the dilated ureter.

Synonym(s): catheter coiling sign

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