Schick sign


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Schick sign

An obsolete term for stridor on exhaling, a clinical finding formerly regarded as typical of bronchial lymph node tuberculosis in infants.

Schick,

Bela, Austrian pediatrician in U.S., 1877-1967.
Schick method - Synonym(s): Schick test
Schick sign
Schick test - for susceptibility to Corynebacterium diphtheriae toxin. Synonym(s): Schick method
Schick test toxin - Synonym(s): diagnostic diphtheria toxin