Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia.
Bry·ant sign(brī'ănt sīn)
Lowering of axillary skin folds; seen in association with dislocation of shoulder.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
Scrotal ecchymosis resulting from bleeding in the retroperitoneum.Synonym: scrotal sign of Bryant See: Stabler sign
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners
Bryant,Sir Thomas, English surgeon, 1828-1914.
Bryant ampulla - that portion of an artery on the proximal side of a ligature containing the clot, its upper boundary being marked by a slight constriction.
Bryant sign - in dislocation of the shoulder, an abnormal position of axillary folds occurs.
Bryant traction - traction upon the lower limb placed vertically, employed especially in fractures of the femur in children.
Bryant triangle - lines drawn on the body in fracture of the neck of the femur to determine upward displacement of the trochanter. Synonym(s): iliofemoral triangle
Medical Eponyms © Farlex 2012