Ewing sign

Ew·ing sign

tenderness of the floor of the frontal sinus, suggesting frontal sinusitis.
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Ew·ing sign

(yū'ing sīn)
Tenderness at the upper inner angle of the orbit at the point of attachment of the pulley of the superior oblique muscle, denoting closure of the outlet of the frontal sinus.
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James H., pathologist, 1798-1827.
Ewing sign - dullness on percussion to the inner side of the angle of the left scapula, denoting an accumulation of fluid in the pericardium behind the heart.
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