Rosenbach sign (aortic valve regurgitation)
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Rosenbach sign is a clinical sign that is seen in severe aortic/tricuspid valve regurgitation. It is elicited as pulsation of the liver, during systole, and it is primarily due to the increased cardiac output and associated retrograde blood flow into the liver 1-3.
Rosenbach also gave his name to two other clinical signs:
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