Grey Turner sign


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Grey Tur·ner sign

(grā tŭr'nĕr),
local areas of discoloration about the umbilicus and in the region of the loins, in acute hemorrhagic pancreatitis and other causes of retroperitoneal hemorrhage.
Local discolouration of the skin of the groin classically described in acute haemorrhagic pancreatitis, and thus a harbinger of a poor outcome

Grey Turner sign

Clinical medicine Local discoloration of the inguinal skin occasionally seen in acute hemorrhagic pancreatitis.

Grey Tur·ner sign

(grā tŭr'nĕr sīn)
Local areas of discoloration about the umbilicus and in the region of the loins, seen in acute hemorrhagic pancreatitis and other disorders involving retroperitoneal hemorrhage.

Turner,

George Grey, English surgeon, 1877-1951.
Grey Turner sign - local areas of discoloration about the umbilicus and in the region of the loins, in acute hemorrhagic pancreatitis and other causes of retroperitoneal hemorrhage.