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setting sun sign 

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setting sun


A popular term for a clinical finding–inferiorward ocular deviation–which is classically seen in severe infantile hydrocephalus, but may also be associated with subdural haematomas.

Accompanying signs Cracked-pot sign, prominent scalp


setting sun sign image from New Medical Terms

setting sun sign

veins, thinned and shiny skin, a high-pitched cry, and optic nerve atrophy, due to compression of the optic nerve and optic chiasm.

Synonym Setting sun phenomenon 


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