tracheal tugging


tracheal tugging
a sign that is indicative of an aneurysm of the aortic arch: a downward tug is felt on the windpipe when the finger is placed in the midline at the root of the neck.

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a pulling sensation in the trachea, due to aneurysm of the arch of the aorta; it is most apparent when the head is extended and a finger is placed on the thyroid cartilage. Called also Oliver or Porter sign.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • tracheal tugging — noun see tracheal tug …   Useful english dictionary

  • tracheal tugging — a sign that is indicative of an aneurysm of the aortic arch: a downward tug is felt on the windpipe when the finger is placed in the midline at the root of the neck …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Пульсация Трахеи (Tracheal Tugging) — симптом наличия у человека аневризмы дуги аорты: в этом случае если поместить палец на средней линии у основания шеи, то можно ощутить пульсацию нижней части трахеи. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • tracheal tug — təg n a downward pull of the trachea and larynx observed in aneurysm of the aorta called also tracheal tugging …   Medical dictionary

  • tracheal tug — noun or tracheal tugging : a downward pull of the trachea and larynx observed in aneurysm of the aorta …   Useful english dictionary

  • tug, tugging — A pulling or dragging movement or sensation. tracheal t. 1. a downward pull of the trachea, manifested by a downward movement of the thyroid cartilage, synchronous with the action of the heart and symptomatic of an …   Medical dictionary

  • Porter sign — tracheal tugging …   Medical dictionary

  • Oliver sign — tracheal tugging; see under tugging …   Medical dictionary

  • ПУЛЬСАЦИЯ ТРАХЕИ — (tracheal tugging) симптом наличия у человека аневризмы дуги аорты: в этом случае если поместить палец на средней линии у основания шеи, то можно ощутить пульсацию нижней части трахеи …   Толковый словарь по медицине

  • Porter sign — Por·ter sign (porґtər) [William Henry Porter, Irish physician, 1790–1861] tracheal tugging; see under tugging …   Medical dictionary