Charcot's triad


Charcot's triad
the combination of fever, rigors, and jaundice that indicates acute cholangitis. [M. Charcot]

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  • Charcot's triad 2 — is the combination of jaundice; fever, usually with rigors; and right upper quadrant abdominal pain. Occurs as a result of ascending cholangitis. When the presentation also includes hypotension and mental status changes, it is known as Reynolds… …   Wikipedia

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  • Charcot's neurologic triad — is the combination of nystagmus, intention tremor, and scanning or staccato speech. This triad is associated with multiple sclerosis, where it was first described;[1] however, it is not considered pathognomonic for it. It is named for Jean Martin …   Wikipedia

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  • Charcot-Trias I — Die Charcot Trias I (engl. Charcot s triad 1) bezeichnet in der Neurologie einen Symptomenkomplex aus Nystagmus, Intentionstremor und abgehackter (skandierender) Sprache.[1] Sie ist nach dem französischen Neurologen Jean Martin Charcot benannt.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Charcot's cholangitis triad — is the combination of jaundice; fever, usually with rigors; and right upper quadrant abdominal pain. It occurs as a result of ascending cholangitis (an infection of the bile duct in the liver). When the presentation also includes hypotension and… …   Wikipedia


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