Levine sign


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The holding of a clenched fist over the chest to describe constricting, pressing pain typical of angina

Levine sign

(lĕ-vēn″)
[Samuel A. Levine, 20th-cent. U.S. cardiologist]
Holding a clenched fist over the sternum, a characteristic gesture of those who frequently experience anginal chest pain.