Pins sign


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Ew·art sign

(yū'ărt),
in large pericardial effusions, an area of dullness with bronchial breathing and bronchophony below the angle of the left scapula.
Synonym(s): Pins sign

Ew·art sign

(yu'ărt sīn)
In large pericardial effusions, an area of dullness with bronchial breathing and bronchophony below the angle of the left scapula.
Synonym(s): Pins sign.

Pins sign

(pins, pinz)
[Emil Pins, Aust. physician, 1845–1913]
In pericarditis, disappearance of symptoms of pleurisy when the patient assumes knee-chest position.

Pins,

Emil, Austrian physician, 1845-1913.
Pins sign - Synonym(s): Ewart sign
Pins syndrome - dullness, diminution of fremitus and of the vesicular murmur, and a slight distant blowing sound heard in the posteroinferior region of the left chest in cases of pericardial effusion.