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Homans' sign

Homans' sign: Introduction

Homans' sign: Demonstrated by discomfort behind the knee and or in the calf on forced dorsiflexion of the foot, caused by deep vein thrombosis. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Homans' sign is available below.

Symptoms of Homans' sign

  • Discomfort behind knee when bending foot upwards
  • Discomfort in the calf muscle when bending the foot upwards
  • Usually due to deep vein thrombosis
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Causes of Homans' sign

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  1. Homans' sign: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis

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