\pˈɪnzɪz sˈɪndɹə͡ʊm], \pˈɪnzɪz sˈɪndɹəʊm], \p_ˈɪ_n_z_ɪ_z s_ˈɪ_n_d_ɹ_əʊ_m]\
Definitions of PINS’S SYNDROME
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Dulness, diminution of vocal fremitus and of the vesicular murmur, and a slight distant blowing sound, heard in the postero inferior region of the chest on the left side, in cases of pericardial effusion; there is sometimes also a fine rale in this region, but all the adventitious auscultatory signs disappear when the patient assumes the genupectoral position.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
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