Thumbprint sign

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Thumbprint sign

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In radiology, the thumbprint sign is a finding on a lateral C-spine x-ray that suggests the diagnosis of epiglottitis.[1]


  1. Jaffe JE. Acute Epiglottits. Available at: Accessed on: December 21, 2006.

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