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What is carotid dance and in which condition is it seen?

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asked Sep 22, 2012 in Medical Academics Questions by anonymous

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Dancing carotids or Carotid shudder is a term used to refer to palpable thrill felt at the peak of carotid pulse in aortic stenosis (Anacrotic pulse).

answered Sep 28, 2012 by Sulav Shrestha 1 Emperor (8,850 points)
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Carotid dance is the vibration at the crest of the carotid pulse tracing, seen in aortic stenosis.

answered Sep 28, 2012 by Mikael Akerfeldt Emperor (4,275 points)
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also seen in thyrotoxicosis..

answered Jun 29, 2014 by frenshaili Baron (100 points)

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