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La percusión es un método en el que se golpea ligeramente ciertas partes del cuerpo durante un examen físico con los dedos, las manos o con pequeños instrumentos para evaluar el tamaño, consistencia, bordes y presencia o ausencia de líquido en los órganos del cuerpo.
- Last Reviewed on 01/21/2013
- Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director and Director of Didactic Curriculum, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, David R. Eltz, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang.
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