Mondor sign (foot)

The Mondor sign is a sign seen clinically and on CT, and refers to a hematoma that is formed and extends distally along the sole of the foot 1. Its presence is considered pathognomonic for a calcaneal fracture 1.

History and etymology

It was named after Henri Mondor (1885-1962), a French surgeon, who described the sign in 1939 2.

See also

Article information

rID: 27644
Section: Signs
Tag: shetty
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Mondor's sign

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