Fleischner sign (tuberculosis of ileocaecal junction)

The Fleischner sign (also known as the inverted umbrella sign), refers to a widely gaping, thickened, patulous ileocaecal valve and a narrowed, ulcerated terminal ileum associated with tuberculous involvement of the ileocaecum.

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rID: 27632
Section: Signs
Tag: shetty
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Inverted umbrella sign
  • Inverted umbrella sign of Fleischner

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