Ewart sign

Ew·art sign

(yū'ărt),
in large pericardial effusions, an area of dullness with bronchial breathing and bronchophony below the angle of the left scapula.
Synonym(s): Pins sign

Ewart sign

Physical exam A dullness with bronchial breathing and bronchophony over the angle of the left scapula, a classic sign of pericardial effusion. See Pericardial effusion.

Ew·art sign

(yu'ărt sīn)
In large pericardial effusions, an area of dullness with bronchial breathing and bronchophony below the angle of the left scapula.
Synonym(s): Pins sign.

Ewart,

William, English physician, 1848-1929.
Ewart procedure - elevation of the larynx between the thumb and forefinger to elicit tracheal tugging.
Ewart sign - in large pericardial effusions, an area of dullness with bronchial breathing and bronchophony below the angle of the left scapula. Synonym(s): Pins sign