repeated emptying of the cecum, seen radiographically, with barium remaining in the terminal part of the ileum and in the transverse colon; due to irritation of the cecum, sometimes caused by tuberculous cecitis (typhilitis).
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Stierlin,Eduard, German surgeon, 1878-1919.
Stierlin sign - repeated emptying of the cecum seen radiographically.
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