Homans

John, U.S. surgeon, 1877–1954. See H. sign.

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  • Homans sign — [Spelling according to Stedman s Medical Dictionary, 27th Edition.] is seen to be present when passive dorsiflexion of the ankle by the examiner elicits sharp pain in the calf. It is caused by a thrombosis of the deep veins of the leg. This sign… …   Wikipedia

  • Homans-Zeichen — [ho̱umens...; nach dem amer. Chirurgen John Homans, 1877 1954]: tiefer Wadenschmerz nach Dorsalflexion des Fußes bei latenter Phlebitis und in der Frühphase akuter Thrombosen …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • Homans' sign — Ho·mans sign hō mənz n pain in the calf of the leg upon dorsiflexion of the foot with the leg extended that is diagnostic of thrombosis in the deep veins of the area Homans John (1877 1954) American surgeon. Homans was a pioneer in the study of… …   Medical dictionary

  • Homans, George C. — (1910 89) An American social theorist, probably best known for his argument that theory should be based on a series of propositions about individual behaviour, which were to be derived from ‘covering laws’. For Homasn, the most general covering… …   Dictionary of sociology

  • Homans operation sign — Ho·mans operation, sign (hoґmənz) [John Homans, American surgeon, 1877–1954] see under operation and sign …   Medical dictionary

  • Homans' sign — a test for deep vein thrombosis of the calf. With the patient lying supine, the examiner squeezes the calf firmly and dorsiflexes the foot; the test is positive if deep seated pain is felt in the calf. [Homans (1877–1954), US physician] …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Homans operation — a formerly common treatment for elephantiasis and other types of massive edema of the lower limb, consisting of excision of subcutaneous tissue and redundant skin on the lateral and medial aspects …   Medical dictionary

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