wrist sign


An indication of Marfan's syndrome in which the thumb and fifth finger overlap appreciably when the wrist is gripped with the opposite hand.

Nearby words

  1. wrist,
  2. wrist joint,
  3. wrist pin,
  4. wrist plate,
  5. wrist shot,
  6. wrist watch,
  7. wrist wrestling,
  8. wrist-drop,
  9. wristband,
  10. wristdrop

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