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broadbent's sign

Troisier's sign

Troisier's sign is finding a hard, enlarged, left supraclavicular lymph node. Said to be pathognomonic of abdominal cancers, in particular gastric cancer.

Virchow's node is the node commonly palpated for to elicit Troisier's sign.

Troisier's sign is named after the French pathologist Charles Emile Troisier.

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