Magnus sign

Mag·nus sign

(mag'nŭs),
an obsolete sign: after death, constriction of a limb or one of its segments is followed by venous congestion of the distal part.

Magnus sign

An obsolete term that formerly dignioccidianostmortem finding of limb constriction without venous congestion as indicative of death.

Magnus,

Rudolph, German physiologist, 1873-1927.
Magnus sign - an obsolete sign: after death, constriction of a limb or one of its segments is not followed by venous congestion of the distal part.
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