Gueneau de Mussy point


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Gué·neau de Mus·sy point

(gā-nō' dĕ mū-sē'),
a point, painful on pressure, at the junction of a line prolonging the left border of the sternum and a horizontal line at the level of end of the bony portion of the tenth rib; it is present in cases of diaphragmatic pleurisy.

Guéneau de Mussy point

(gā-nō′ dĕ mu-sē′)
[Noël-François-Odon Guéneau de Mussy, Fr. physician, 1813–1885.]
The point at the junction of a line extending down from the left border of the sternum with a horizontal line at the level of the bony part of the anterior portion of the tenth rib. Pressure on this point causes pain in cases of diaphragmatic pleurisy.

Guéneau de Mussy,

Noël F.O., French physician, 1813-1885.
de Mussy point - in the presence of diaphragmatic pleurisy, a point on the left sternal border at the end of the tenth rib which is exceedingly painful when pressure is applied. Synonym(s): Guéneau de Mussy point
Guéneau de Mussy point - Synonym(s): de Mussy point