Capp triad

The Capp triad refers to the constellation of clinical and imaging findings in patients with spontaneous retropharyngeal haematomas, and consists of:

  1. tracheal and oesophageal compression
  2. anterior displacement of the trachea
  3. subcutaneous bruising over the neck and anterior chest
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rID: 9651
Systems: Head & Neck, Vascular
Section: Signs
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