Rumpel–Leede sign

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The Rumpel–Leede sign is a distal shower of petechiae that occurs immediately after the release of pressure from a tourniquet or sphygmomanometer.[1]:824[2]

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  1. ^ James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0. 
  2. ^ Wang, Krystle; Lee, Jason (2 January 2014). "Rumpel–Leede Sign". New England Journal of Medicine. 370 (1): e1. doi:10.1056/NEJMicm1305270.