Bryant, Sir Thomasbiographical dictionary

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An English surgeon, 1828-1914.

See: Bryant's sign, Bryant's traction, Bryant's triangle.

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Bryant's signmedical dictionary

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Bryant's tractionmedical dictionary

Traction upon the lower limb placed vertically, employed especially in fractures of the femur in children.

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Bryant's trianglemedical dictionary

In fracture of the neck of the femur to determine upward displacement of the trochanter, lines are drawn on the body to form a triangle: line a is drawn around the body at the level of the anterior superior iliac spines; line b, perpendicular to line a, is drawn to the great trochanter of the femur; line c is drawn from the trochanter to the iliac spine; upward displacement is measured along line b.

Synonyms: iliofemoral triangle.

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