Aufrecht sign


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Au·frecht sign

(ow'frekt),
diminished or noisy breath sounds in the trachea just above the jugular notch, seen in cases of stenosis.

Aufrecht sign

(owf′rekt″)
[Emanuel Aufrecht, Ger. physician, 1844–1933]
Diminished breathing sound that is heard above the jugular fossa, indicative of tracheal stenosis.

Aufrecht,

Emanuel, German physician, 1844-1933.
Aufrecht sign - diminished breath sounds in the trachea just above the jugular notch, in cases of stenosis.