Moschcowitz test

Mosch·co·witz test

demonstration of lower limb ischemia by occlusion of the arterial circulation for 5 min with a tourniquet or Esmarch bandage. Following release, skin color normally will return in a few seconds; with arterial obstruction (for example, arteriosclerotic) color returns more slowly.


Eli, U.S. physician, 1879-1964.
Moschcowitz disease - Synonym(s): hemolytic thrombocytopenic purpura
Moschcowitz-Singer-Symmers syndrome - Synonym(s): Moschcowitz syndrome
Moschcowitz syndrome - acute febrile pleiochromic anemia with hyaline thrombosis of terminal arterioles and capillaries Synonym(s): Baehr-Schiffrin disease; Moschcowitz-Singer-Symmers syndrome
Moschcowitz test - for arteriosclerosis.