d'Espine sign

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d'Es·pine sign

(des-pēn'), an obsolete sign
1. bronchophony over the spinous processes heard, at a lower level than in health, in pulmonary tuberculosis;
2. an echoed whisper following a spoken word, heard in the stethoscope placed over the seventh cervical or first or second dorsal spine, in cases of tuberculosis of the mediastinal glands.

D'Éspine,

Jean H.A., French physician, 1846-1930.
D'Éspine sign - bronchophony over the spinous processes heard at a lower level than in health, in pulmonary tuberculosis.
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