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Various Eponymous Signs in ENT

Author: ratnakar_potla, Posted on Wednesday, June 21 @ 17:59:49 IST by RxPG  

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I would like to acknowledge ent consultant and bravo for their efforts in pooling up the signs in a thread .BATTLE SIGN- Bruising behind ear at mastoid region, due to petrous temporal bone# (middle fossa #)

BOCCA'S SIGN - Absence of post cricoid crackle(Muir's crackle) in Ca post cricoid

BROWN SIGN—blanching of redness on increasing pressure more than systemic pressure see in glomus jugulare

BOYCE SIGN - Laryngocoele-Gurgling sound on compression of external laryngocoele with reduction of swelling

DODD’S SIGN/CRESCENT SIGN - X-ray finding-Crescent of air between the mass and posterior pharyngeal wall. positive in AC ployp Negative in Angiofibroma

FURSTENBERGERS SIGN-This is seen when nasopharyngeal cyst is communicating intracranially,there is enlargement of the cyst on crying and upon compression of jugular vein.

HITSELBERGER'S SIGN - In Acaustic neuroma- loss of sensation in the ear canal suppllied by Arnold's nerve( branch of Vagus nerve to ear )

it is seen in angiofibroma,the tumor pushes forward on the posterior wall of the maxillary sinus..

HONDOUSA SIGN--X-ray finding in Angiofibroma
indicating infratemporal fossa involvement characterised by widening of gap between ramus of mandible and maxillary body.

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

IRWIN MOORE’S SIGN-------- positive sueeze test in chronic tonsillitis

LIGHT HOUSE SIGN--- seeping out of secretions in acute OTITIS media

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

MILIAN’S EAR SIGN- Erysipelas can spread to pinna(cuticular affection), where as cellulitis cannot.

PHELP'S SIGN - loss of crust of bone between carotid canal and jugular canal in glomus jugulare

RACOON SIGN-Indicate subgaleal hemorrhage,and not necessarly base of skull #

STEEPLE SIGN- X-ray finding in Acute Laryngo tracheo bronchitis

STANKIEWICK'S SIGN - indicate orbital injury during FESS. fat protrude in to nasl cavity on compression of eye ball from ouside

THUMB SIGN --X-ray finding A/c epiglottitis

TRAGUS SIGN- EXTERNAL OTITIS , Pain on pressing Tragus

TEA POT SIGN is seen in CSF rhinorrhoea..

WOODS SIGN----- palpable jugulodigastric lymphnodes

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