Guyon's signmedical dictionary

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<clinical examination> Ballottement of the kidney in cases of nephroptosis, especially when there is also a renal tumour, the hypoglossal nerve lies directly upon the external carotid artery, whereby this vessel may be distinguished from the internal carotid when ligation is necessary.

(05 Mar 2000)

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