Fischer sign

Fisch·er sign

(fish'ĕr),
an obsolete sign in tuberculosis of the mediastinal or peribronchial glands; after bending the patient's head as far back as possible, auscultation over the manubrium sterni will sometimes reveal a continuous loud murmur caused by the pressure of the enlarged glands on the large mediastinal vessels.
Synonym(s): Fischer symptom

Fisch·er sign

, Fischer symptom (fish'ĕr sīn, simp'tŏm)
An obsolete sign: in tuberculosis of the mediastinal or peribronchial glands, after the patient's head is bent back as far back as possible, auscultation over the manubrium sterni will sometimes reveal a continuous loud murmur caused by the pressure of the enlarged glands on the large mediastinal vessels.

Fischer,

Louis, U.S. pediatrician, 1864-1944.
Fischer sign - an obsolete sign of tuberculosis. Synonym(s): Fischer symptom
Fischer symptom - Synonym(s): Fischer sign
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