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Castell sign

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[Donald O. Castell, contemporary U.S. gastroenterologist]
A physical finding indicative of an enlarged spleen. Splenomegaly is suggested by dullness to percussion in the left anterior axillary line (at the level of the eighth or ninth rib) of a supine patient at full inspiration. The dullness disappears on expiration.

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Citation

Venes, Donald, editor. "Castell Sign." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/739583/all/Castell_sign.
Castell sign. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/739583/all/Castell_sign. Accessed April 23, 2019.
Castell sign. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/739583/all/Castell_sign
Castell Sign [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 23]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/739583/all/Castell_sign.
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