Cardarelli's sign


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Cardarelli's sign

 [kar-dar-el´ēz]
transverse pulsation of the laryngotracheal tube in aneurysms and in dilatation of the arch of the aorta.

Cardarelli's sign

Etymology: Antonio Cardarelli, Italian physician, 1831-1927
a lateral pulsation of the trachea particularly associated with aneurysm or dilation of the aortic arch.