Stierlins sign

Stierlin's sign

(Science: clinical sign) Repeated emptying of the caecum, seen radiographically, with barium remaining in the terminal part of the ileum and in the transverse colon; due to irritation of the caecum, sometimes caused by tuberculous cecitis (typhilitis).

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