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.
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Local discolouration of the skin of the groin classically described in acute haemorrhagic pancreatitis, and thus a harbinger of a poor outcome
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Grey Turner sign

Clinical medicine Local discoloration of the inguinal skin occasionally seen in acute hemorrhagic pancreatitis.
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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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
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In addition, the so-called Grey-Turner's sign characterised by bruising in bilateral flank regions, as observed in our patient, is usually indicative of retroperitoneal bleeding.
Cullen's sign (peri-umbilical ecchymoses) indicates intraperitoneal rupture of the haematoma and Grey-Turner's sign (flank discolouration) is probably secondary to extra-peritoneal extension of the haematoma.
Cullen's and Grey-Turner's signs rarely occur, and suggest concomitant retroperitoneal haemorrhage, when present.