Bassler sign

Bass·ler sign

(bas'lĕr),
in chronic appendicitis, pinching the appendix between the thumb and the iliacus muscle causes sharp pain.
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Bassler sign

An obsolete term that formerly dignified the intense pain evoked by pinching the appendix between the thumb and iliacus muscle to diagnose chronic appendicitis.
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Bassler,

Anthony, U.S. physician, 1874-1959.
Bassler sign - in chronic appendicitis, pinching the appendix between the thumb and the iliacus muscle causes sharp pain.
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