Kehr sign

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Kehr sign

(kār),
violent pain in the left shoulder in a case of rupture of the spleen.
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Kehr sign

Clinical medicine Severe pain in the left shoulder due to a ruptured spleen
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Kehr sign

(kār sīn)
Pain referred to the left shoulder, due to splenic rupture.
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Kehr,

Hans, German surgeon, 1862-1916.
Kehr incision
Kehr sign - violent pain in the left shoulder in a case of rupture of the spleen.
Kehr T-tube
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Additional symptoms include dizziness, palpitations, referred left shoulder pain from diaphragm irritation (Kehr's sign), and diffuse abdominal discomfort [8].
Splenic rupture and left lower lobe pneumonia may radiate to the left shoulder (Kehr's sign).
(1,2,5,6) The pain is typically epigastric or located in the left or right hypochondrium; referral to the left shoulder (Kehr's sign), right shoulder, or scapula can occur as a result of diaphragmatic irritation by free intraperitoneal blood.