Musset sign

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Musset sign

Cardiology A sign of aortic regurgitation, and pulsating aortic aneurysms due to ↑ pulse pressure, characterized by head bobbing that coincides with the pulse. See Aortic regurgitation.

Mus·set sign

(mū-sā' sīn)
A finding involving incompetence of the aortic valve, rhythmic nodding of the head, synchronous with ventricular contractions of the heart.
Synonym(s): de Musset sign.

Musset sign

(mu-sā′)
[Louis C. A. de Musset, Fr. poet, 1810–1857]
Repetitive jerking movements of the head and neck, in synchrony with ventricular contractions of the heart, seen in advanced aortic regurgitation or aortic aneurysm.

Musset,

L.C. Alfred de, French poet, 1810-1857.
de Musset sign - Synonym(s): Musset sign
Musset sign - in incompetence of the aortic valve, rhythmical nodding of the head, synchronous with the heart beat. Synonym(s): de Musset sign