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Related to Ewart's sign: Electrical alternans, Beck triad, Auenbrugger sign, Broadbent sign, Pulsus paradoxus
An indication of a large pericardial effusion in which an area of dullness is evident below the angle of the left scapula together with bronchial breathing and bronchophony.
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