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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-In-Chief: Lakshmi Gopalakrishnan, M.B.B.S. [2]

Overview

Müller's sign is named for Friedrich von Müller, a German physician.

Müller's sign refers to pulsations of the uvula that occurs during systole and is present in patients with severe aortic insufficiency.[1] Müller's sign is caused by an increased stroke volume.

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Video demonstrating Müller's sign (uvular pulsations)

References

  1. Williams BR, Steinberg JP (2006). "Images in clinical medicine. Müller's sign". The New England Journal of Medicine. 355 (3): e3. doi:10.1056/NEJMicm050642. PMID 16855259. Retrieved 2012-04-15. Unknown parameter |month= ignored (help)

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