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Broadbent sign is a clinical sign in which the 11th and 12th ribs are indrawn, with narrowing of the intercostal space posteriorly, which is seen in cases of constrictive pericarditis due to pericardial adhesions to the diaphragm.
- Barry G. Firkin, Judith A. Whitworth. Dictionary of Medical Eponyms. Informa Health Care, 2001, page 47. ISBN 978-1-85070-333-4.
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