Blumberg sign


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Blum·berg sign

(blŭm'bĕrg),
pain experienced on sudden release of steadily applied pressure on a suspected area of the abdomen, indicative of peritonitis.
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Blum·berg sign

(blūm'berg sīn)
Pain felt on sudden release of steadily applied pressure on a suspected area of the abdomen, indicative of peritonitis.
Synonym(s): rebound tenderness.
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Blumberg sign

(bloom'berg?)
[Jacob Moritz Blumberg, Ger. surgeon and gynecologist, 1873–1955]
Rebound tenderness.
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Blumberg,

Jacob Moritz, German surgeon and gynecologist, 1873-1955.
Blumberg sign - pain felt upon sudden release of steadily applied pressure on a suspected area of the abdomen, indicative of peritonitis.
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