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Pulsation of major Vessels

Pulmonary artery pulsation - can be felt over the pulmonary area with the pulp of fingers.

Causes of pulmonary artery pulsation
  • Pulmonary artery dilatation in PAH 
  • Idiopathic dilatation of Pulmonary artery
  • Aneurysm of Pulmonary artery
Aortic pulsation 
In dilated aorta or aneurysm of ascending aorta, the pulsation of aorta can be felt over the right 2nd and 3rd intercostal space.
Potain sign - pulsation of the Right 2nd intercostals space in aneurysm of ascending aorta.