The Spleen Percussion Sign

Castell, Donald O.
December 1967
Annals of Internal Medicine;Dec67, Vol. 67 Issue 6, p1265
Academic Journal
Presents information on a study that described a technique for percussion of the spleen. Research methods; Results and discussion; Summary.


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