Homan's sign


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Related to Homan's sign: Kernig's sign, Deep vein thrombosis, Hegar's sign, Compartment syndrome

Homan's sign

[′hō·mənz ‚sīn]
(medicine)
Pain in the calf and popliteal area on passive dorsiflexion of the foot, indicating deep venous thrombosis of the calf. Also known as dorsiflexion sign.
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