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Still’s murmur

Still's Murmur ejection systolic murmur first described in 1909 by English pediatrician Sir George Frederic Still KCVO (1868 – 1941)
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Capgras syndrome

Capgras syndrome: uncommon syndrome in which a patient has a delusional belief that a person, usually a family member or friend, has been replaced by an imposter.
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Austin Flint Murmur

Austin Flint Murmur: Mid diastolic, low pitch rumble heard best at the apex. Absence of opening snap/loud S1 distinguishes from that of mitral stenosis
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Cabot-Locke murmur

The Cabot-Locke murmur is an early diastolic murmur found in patients with severe anaemia. The murmur resolves with treatment of the anaemia. There is no functional valvular abnormality present.
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Whipple disease

Rare multi-system disorder secondary to chronic bacterial infection. Affecting the gastrointestinal tract most frequently. Chronic infection of the intestinal mucosa with the bacterium Tropheryma whipplei, leads to a lymphostasis; abdominal pain; malabsorption syndrome with diarrhea; and weight loss.
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Gibson murmur

Gibson murmur (machinery murmur) associated with patent ductus arteriosus. Eponymously affiliated with George Alexander Gibson (1906)
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Cole-Cecil murmur

Early diastolic murmur of aortic insufficiency radiating with axillary radiation. (1908) Cole and Cecil examined 17 patients with provisonal diagnosis of aortic insufficiency and mapped the site of maximal intensity and axillary radiation of the early diastolic murmur.Early diastolic murmur of aortic insufficiency radiating with axillary radiation.
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Hoffmann-Tinel sign

Description Hoffmann-Tinel sign is paresthesia in the distal cutaneous distribution of an injured peripheral nerve evoked by tapping on the nerve more proximally. The sign indicates the compression or regeneration of peripheral nerve fibers. In modern parlance, the Tinel sign…

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Phalen sign

The Phalen test is performed by asking the patient to place both elbows on a table while keeping both forearms vertical and flexing both wrists at 90 degrees for 60 seconds. A positive test is defined as the occurrence of pain or paresthesias in at least one finger innervated by the median nerve.