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reversed paradoxical pulse

 

Definition: a pulse in which the amplitude increases with inspiration and decreases with expiration, as observed in some cases of tricuspid insufficiency and of AV dissociation with sinus arrhythmia.

Synonym(s): Riegel pulse

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