Quincke pulse

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Quin·cke pulse

the capillary pulse as appreciated in the finger nails and toenails during aortic regurgitation; ebb and flow is seen.
Synonym(s): Quincke sign
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Quin·cke pulse

(kving'kĕ pŭls)
The capillary pulse as appreciated in the fingernails and toenails during aortic regurgitation; ebb and flow are seen; observed as alternate blanching and reddening of the skin.
Synonym(s): Quincke sign.
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Heinrich Irenaeus, German physician, 1842-1922.
Quincke capillary pulsation - Synonym(s): Quincke pulse
Quincke disease - Synonym(s): Quincke edema
Quincke edema - recurrent, large, circumscribed areas of subcutaneous edema of sudden onset, usually disappearing within 24 hours. Synonym(s): angioedema; Milton disease; Milton urticaria; Quincke disease; Quincke I syndrome
Quincke meningitis - intracranial hypertension of unknown origin.
Quincke needle
Quincke pulse - capillary pulsation, a sign of arteriolar dilation and especially well seen in severe aortic insufficiency. Synonym(s): Quincke capillary pulsation; Quincke sign
Quincke puncture - a puncture into the subarachnoid space of the lumbar region to obtain spinal fluid for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes. Synonym(s): lumbar puncture
Quincke sign - Synonym(s): Quincke pulse
Quincke spinal needle
Quincke I syndrome - Synonym(s): Quincke edema
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