Rose's sign

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Rose's sign is a clinical sign in which the skin of one leg feels warm and stiff when pinched. It can occur in people with deep vein thrombosis due to oedema in the affected leg.[1][2]


  1. ^ Williams, Mark E (2008). "Chapter 18. The peripheral vascular examination". Geriatric physical diagnosis: a guide to observation and assessment. McFarland & Company Inc. p. 221. ISBN 978-0-7864-3009-3. 
  2. ^ Assessment of the Elderly Patient: The Peripheral Vascular Examination: Venous Examinations at Medscape.