Fischer's signmedical dictionary

<clinical sign>

<clinical examination> An obsolete sign: in tuberculosis of the mediastinal or peri-bronchial glands, after bending the patient's head as far back as possible, auscultation over the manubrium sterni will sometimes reveal a continuous loud murmur caused by the pressure of the enlarged glands on the large mediastinal vessels.

Synonyms: Fischer's symptom.

(05 Mar 2000)

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