Macewen sign

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Mac·ew·en sign

(mă-kū'ĕn),
percussion of the skull gives a cracked-pot sound in cases of hydrocephalus.
Synonym(s): Macewen symptom

Mac·ew·en sign

(măk-yū'ĕn sīn)
Percussion of the skull produces a cracked-pot sound in cases of hydrocephalus.

Macewen,

Sir William, Scottish surgeon, 1848-1924.
Macewen classification
Macewen drill
Macewen herniorrhaphy
Macewen operation
Macewen osteotomy
Macewen saw
Macewen sign - percussion of the skull gives a cracked-pot sound in cases of hydrocephalus. Synonym(s): Macewen symptom
Macewen symptom - Synonym(s): Macewen sign
Macewen triangle - Synonym(s): suprameatal triangle

Mac·ew·en sign

(măk-yū'ĕn sīn)
Percussion of cranium gives a cracked-pot sound in cases of hydrocephalus.