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Hamman's sign

Hamman's sign: Introduction

Hamman's sign: is a crunching, rasping sound, synchronous with the heartbeat, heard over the precordium in spontaneous mediastinal emphysema. See detailed information below for a list of 4 causes of Hamman's sign, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Detailed list of causes of Hamman's sign

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How Common are these Causes of Hamman's sign?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Hamman's sign. Of the 4 causes of Hamman's sign that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 4 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Hamman's sign:

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Medical Conditions associated with Hamman's sign:

Heart symptoms (2927 causes), Lung symptoms (3280 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Cardiovascular symptoms (3192 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)

Symptoms related to Hamman's sign:

Medistinitis, Pericardial effusion (37 causes), Pericarditis (84 causes), Tuberculosis

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