Chaussier sign

Chaus·si·er sign

(shō-sē-ā'),
severe pain in the epigastrium, a prodrome of eclampsia; may be of central origin or caused by distention of the capsule of liver by hemorrhage.

Chaussier sign

An obsolete term for severe epigastric pain described by F Chaussier (1746-1828), a French doctor, as a typical prodrome of eclampsia, thought to be due to distension of the liver capsule by haemorrhage.

Chaus·si·er sign

(shō-sē-ā' sīn)
Severe pain in the epigastrium, a prodrome of eclampsia; may be of central origin or caused by distention of the capsule of liver by hemorrhage.

Chaussier,

François, French physician, 1746-1828.
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Chaussier sign - severe pain in the epigastrium, a prodrome of eclampsia.