Berry’s Sign is a malignant (bad) thyromegaly with an absence of a carotid pulsation as a direct result of the tumor encasing the carotid artery and muffling the pulsation.
What is the clinical significance of identifying Berry’s Sign in a patient? Berry’s sign indicates a malignant tumour of the thryoid gland, as opposed to a benign tumour in the absence of Berry’s Sign.
Who originally identified Berry’s Sign? A Thyroid Surgeon by the name of James Berry.