Coopernail sign


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Related to Coopernail sign: Chadwick sign, Cullen sign, Murphy sign, Kehr sign, Courvoisier sign

Coopernail sign

(koop′ĕr-nāl″)
[George L. Coopernail, U.S. surgeon, 1876–1962]
Bruising of the skin of the perineum, scrotum, or labia. It is considered indicative of a pelvic fracture.

Coopernail,

George P., U.S. surgeon, 1876-1962.
Coopernail sign - in fracture of the pelvis, occurrence of ecchymosis of the perineum and scrotum, or labia.