Bastedo sign

Bas·te·do sign

(bas-tē'dō),
an obsolete sign: in chronic appendicitis, pain and tenderness in the right iliac fossa on inflation of the colon with air.

Bastedo sign

An obsolete test in which the colon was inflated with air, and pain evoked in the right iliac fossa viewed as a sign of chronic appendicitis.

Bastedo,

Walter A., U.S. physician, 1873-1952.
Bastedo sign - an obsolete sign; in chronic appendicitis, pain and tenderness in the right iliac fossa on inflation of the colon with air.