Frank sign


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Frank sign

(frangk)
[Sanders T. Frank, U.S. pulmonologist, b. 1938]
A crease that extends diagonally across both ear lobes. It has been linked as a marker in some studies with coronary artery disease or diabetic vascular disease.

Frank,

Sanders T., U.S. thoracic physician, 1938–.
Frank sign - oblique earlobe fissure associated with hypertension, heart disease, and diabetes; acquired as opposed to congenital.
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But as their careers draw to a close they are now finally reunited in domestic football after Frank signed a short-term deal to join up with his twin in Glasgow.