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omega melancholicum
A wrinkling of the skin above the nose and between the eyebrows that takes the shape of the Greek letter omega (ω), assumed to indicate a state of melancholy.

It occurs as frowning and as a persisting facial expression in depression. Also called Schüle sign (named for Heinrich Schüle, German psychiatrist, 1840-1916).

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