Hump sign | definition of hump sign by Medical dictionary
Imaging A distortion of gas-fluid levels in a plain abdominal film caused by an intraluminal bolus of Ascaris lumbricoides, an uncommon finding in massive intestinal infestation by roundworms
Orthopaedics See Hunchback
Renal pathology A finding in poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis, corresponding to rounded deposits of subepithelial immune complexes on Bowman’s capsule
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hump sign Imaging A distortion of the gas-fluid levels in a plain abdominal film caused by an intraluminal bolus of Ascaris lumbricoides within the intestine, an uncommon finding in massive intestinal involvement by roundworms
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(2) The hump sign
is a variant of the collar sign; it occurs as a result of a portion of liver herniating (Fig.
He confessed: "I put the pig on the hump sign
and on the falling rock sign, which belong to the council.
I ENJOY reading your articles and wondered if you might like to highlight the hilariously inaccurate road hump signs
leading to Heath Crescent.