Friday, 22 June 2018

Signs in ENT

BATTLE SIGN- Bruising behind earat mastoid region, due to petroustemporal bone# (middle fossa #).

BOCCA'S SIGN - Absence of postcricoid crackle(Muir's crackle) inCarcinoma post. cricoid.

BROWN SIGN - blanching of rednesson increasing pressure more thansystemic pressure see in glomusjugulare.

BOYCE SIGN - Laryngocoele-Gurgling sound on compression ofexternal laryngocoele with reductionof swelling.

DODD’S SIGN/CRESCENT SIGN - X-ray finding-Crescent of air betweenthe mass and posterior pharyngealwall. positive in AC ployp. Negativein Angiofibroma

FURSTENBERGERSSIGN-This is seenwhen nasopharyngeal cyst is communicating intracranially,there isenlargement of the cyst on crying and upon compression of jugularvein.

HITSELBERGER'SSIGN - In Acousticneuroma- loss of sensation in theear canal suppllied by Arnold'snerve( branch of Vagus nerve to ear )

HOLMAN MILLER SIGN, ANTRALSIGN-it is seen in angiofibroma,thetumor pushes forward on theposterior wall of the maxillarysinus..

HONDOUSA SIGN--X-ray finding inAngiofibroma, indicatinginfratemporal fossa involvementcharacterised by widening of gapbetween ramus of mandible andmaxillary body.

HENNEBERT SIGN- false fistula sign( cong.syphilis, Meniere's,)

IRWIN MOORE’S SIGN-------- positivesqueeze test in chronic tonsillitis

LIGHT HOUSE SIGN--- seeping outof secretions in acute OTITIS media

LYRE'S SIGN - splaying of carotidvessels in carotid body tumor

MILIAN’S EAR SIGN- Erysipelas canspread to pinna(cuticularaffection),where as cellulitis cannot.

PHELP'S SIGN - loss of crust of bonebetween carotid canal and jugularcanal in glomus jugulare

RACOON SIGN-Indicate subgalealhemorrhage,and not necessarly baseof skull #

STEEPLE SIGN- X-ray finding inAcute Laryngo tracheo bronchitis

STANKIEWICK'S SIGN - indicateorbital injury during FESS. fatprotrudes into nasal cavity oncompression of eye ball from ouside

THUMB SIGN --X-ray finding A/cepiglottitis

TRAGUS SIGN- EXTERNAL OTITIS ,Pain on pressing Tragus

TEA POT SIGN is seen in CSFrhinorrhoea..

WOODS SIGN----- palpable jugulodigastric lymphnode

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