dullness, diminution of vocal fremitus and of the vesicular murmur, and a slight distant blowing sound, heard in the posteroinferior region of the chest on the left side, in cases of pericardial effusion; there is sometimes also a fine rale in this region, but all the adventitious auscultatory signs disappear when the patient assumes the genupectoral position.
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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.
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