Murphy sign


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Mur·phy sign

(mŭr'fē),
pain on palpation of the right subcostal area during inspiration frequently associated with acute cholecystitis.

Mur·phy sign

(mŭr'fē sīn)
Pain on palpation of the right subcostal area during inspiration frequently associated with acute cholecystitis.

Murphy sign

Pain on deep inspiration when an inflamed gallbladder is palpated under the rib cage.

Murphy,

John B., U.S. surgeon, 1857-1916.
Murphy approach
Murphy bone lever
Murphy bone skid
Murphy brace
Murphy button - mechanical device used for intestinal anastomosis.
Murphy dilator
Murphy drip - Synonym(s): proctoclysis
Murphy forceps
Murphy gouge
Murphy hook
Murphy knife
Murphy light
Murphy method
Murphy needle
Murphy percussion - Synonym(s): piano percussion
Murphy punch
Murphy reamer
Murphy retractor
Murphy scissors
Murphy sign - right upper quadrant pain on inspiration.
Murphy splint
Murphy tube
Murphy-Lane bone skid