Winterbottom sign

Win·ter·bot·tom sign

(win-ter-bot'om),
swelling of the posterior cervical lymph nodes, characteristic of early stages of African trypanosomiasis; useful for surveys or control of migrations of people with preclinical infections from areas in which the disease is endemic.
The swelling of posterior cervical lymph nodes in patients with African sleeping sickness—trypanosomiasis

Win·ter·bot·tom sign

(win'tĕr-bot'ŏm sīn)
Swelling of the posterior cervical lymph nodes, characteristic of early stages of African trypanosomiasis; useful for surveys or control of migrations from endemic areas of people with preclinical infections.

Winterbottom,

Thomas Masterman, English physician, 1765-1859.
Winterbottom sign - swelling of the posterior cervical lymph nodes, characteristic of early stages of African trypanosomiasis.