Crowe sign

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Crowe sign

(krō),
axillary freckles seen in association wth neurofibromatosis.
[Frank W. Crowe, 20th-century U.S. physician]

Crowe,

Samuel J., U.S. physician, 1883-1955.
Crowe-Davis mouth gag - Synonym(s): Davis-Crowe mouth gag
Crowe sign - in the presence of lateral sinus thrombosis, internal jugular vein compression resulting in engorgement of retinal vessels.
Davis-Crowe mouth gag - see under Davis
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Children with neurofibromatosis type 1 may demonstrate Crowe's sign (axillary freckling); but their plexiform neuromas, if present, may contain significantly more pigment than lesions pictured in textbooks.