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Dupuytren sign

Pronunciation: du-pwe-tren[h]'

Definition:

  1. in congenital dislocation, free up-and-down movement of the head of the femur on intermittent traction;
  2. a crackling sensation on pressure over the bone in certain cases of sarcoma.

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