Mayne's sign

Mayne's sign is a clinical sign that indicates that there is a drop of at least 15 mmHg (2.0 kPa) in the diastolic blood pressure on raising the arm. It occurs in patients with aortic regurgitation[1] though shouldn't be considered a reliable finding.[2]

Mayne's sign
Differential diagnosisaortic regurgitation


  1. Aortic regurgitation at The Merck Manual online
  2. Acton, Q (2013). Issues in Cardiovascular Medicine: 2012 Edition. Scholarly Editions. p. 5. ISBN 9781481646611.

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