Schwartze sign also known as Flemingo's flush sign or Rising sun sign is a characteristic reddish discolouration of the promontory seen during an otoscopic examination. It is seen in cases with otospongiosis in the active phase of the disease.
History and Etymology
Named after German otologist Hermann Schwartze (1837 -1910) whose work focused on different otological diseases, one of which was otosclerosis.
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