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Related to Lanz point: McBurney's point, Blumberg sign
[Otto Lanz, Swiss surgeon in the Netherlands, 1865–1935]
The point situated on the line between the two anterosuperior iliac spines one third of the distance from the right spine that indicates the origin of the vermiform appendix.
Lanz,Otto, Swiss surgeon in Holland, 1865-1935.
Lanz line - a horizontal plane marking the boundary between the lateral and umbilical regions superiorly and the inguinal and pubic regions inferiorly. Synonym(s): interspinal plane
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Lanz tracheostomy tube