Homan's sign(redirected from Homan sign)
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Homan's sign[′hō·mənz ‚sīn]
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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