Tag: Kussmaul’s sign of constrictive pericarditis

What is Kussmaul’s sign ?

What is Kussmaul’s sign ?

What is Kussmaul’s sign ? Kussmaul’s sign, an inspiratory increase in systemic venous pressure, is commonly present in chronic constrictive pericarditis but is rarely detected in acute cardiac tamponade. Kussmaul’s sign of constrictive pericarditis A patient with constrictive-effusive pericarditis from tuberculosis. The Kussmaul’s sign is present and probably prominent X and Y descend of jugular […]

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