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Ballance sign

(bal′ăns)

[C.A. Ballance, Brit. surgeon, 1856-1936]
The presence of persistent dullness to percussion in the left upper quadrant of the abdomen, with shifting dullness in the right flank, in a patient with splenic injury.

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Citation

Venes, Donald, editor. "Ballance Sign." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/740492/all/Ballance_sign.
Ballance sign. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/740492/all/Ballance_sign. Accessed March 25, 2019.
Ballance sign. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/740492/all/Ballance_sign
Ballance Sign [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 March 25]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/740492/all/Ballance_sign.
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