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|+||====== Stemmer's Sign: ======|
|+||A diagnostic test that involves tenting (pinching) the skin on the upper surface of the toes. In a negative result, which is characteristic of [[lipoedema]], it is possible to grasp a thin fold of tissue. In a positive result, which is characteristic of [[:lymphedema]], it is only possible to grasp a lump of tissue.|