Corrigan sign

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Cor·ri·gan sign

(kōr'ĭ-gan),
a full, hard pulse followed by a sudden collapse easily palpated and occurring in aortic regurgitation.
Synonym(s): Corrigan pulse

Cor·ri·gan sign

(kōr'i-găn sīn)
1. A purple line at the junction of teeth and gingiva in chronic copper poisoning.
Synonym(s): Corrigan line.
2. Expanding pulsatile mass seen in abdominal aortic aneurysm.
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Peter Smyth will take over the captain's role as Reggie Corrigan lines out with Keith Wood and John Hayes for Ireland.