Leede-Rumpel phenomenon

Rumpel-Leede p.

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  • phenomenon — 1. A symptom; an occurrence of any sort, whether ordinary or extraordinary, in relation to a disease. 2. Any unusual fact or occurrence. [G. phainomenon, fr. phaino, to cause to appear] adhesion p. a p. manifested by the adherence of antigen… …   Medical dictionary

  • Leede — Carl S., U.S. physician, *1882. See Rumpel L. sign, Rumpel L. test, L. Rumpel phenomenon …   Medical dictionary

  • Rumpel-Leede test — Rum·pel Leede test ru̇m pel lēd n a test in which the increased bleeding tendency characteristic of various disorders (as scarlet fever and thrombocytopenia) is indicated by the formation of multiple petechiae on the forearm following application …   Medical dictionary

  • Rumpel-Leede phenomenon (sign test) — Rum·pel Leede phenomenon (sign, test) (roomґpəl lēdґ) [Theodor Rumpel, German physician, 1862–1923; Carl Stockbridge Leede, American physician, 1882–1964] see under phenomenon …   Medical dictionary

  • Rumpel — Theodor, German physician, 1862–1923. See R. Leede sign, R. Leede test, R. Leede phenomenon …   Medical dictionary

  • Rumpel-Leede sign — see under phenomenon …   Medical dictionary

  • Rumpel-Leede phenomenon — the appearance of minute subcutaneous hemorrhages below the area at which a tourniquet is applied not too tightly for ten minutes upon the upper arm; characteristic of scarlet fever and hemorrhagic diathesis …   Medical dictionary

  • test — 1. To prove; to try a substance; to determine the chemical nature of a substance by means of reagents. 2. A method of examination, as to determine the presence or absence of a definite disease or of some substance in any of the fluids, tissues,… …   Medical dictionary

  • Sign — Any abnormality that indicates a disease process, such as a change in appearance, sensation, or function, that is observed by a physician when evaluating a patient. * * * 1. Any abnormality indicative of disease, discoverable on examination of… …   Medical dictionary

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