Wave sign

Dr Ayush Goel and Radswiki et al.

The wave sign refers to the indentation of the normal thymus in young children by the ribs, resulting in a wavy border.


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rID: 12368
System: Chest
Section: Signs
Tags: thyroid, refs, stub
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • wave sign of Mulvey
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    Wavy thymus

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    Case 4: with bronchiolitis
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