Rosenbach sign (aortic valve regurgitation)

Last revised by Daniel J Bell on 4 Aug 2021

Rosenbach sign is a clinical sign that is seen in severe aortic/tricuspid valve regurgitation. It is elicited as pulsation of the liver, during systole, and it is primarily due to the increased cardiac output and associated retrograde blood flow into the liver 1-3.

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Rosenbach also gave his name to two other clinical signs:

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