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McBurney's incision Gridiron incision Surgery A muscle splitting abdominal incision descibed in 1894 by McBurney, used for appendectomy; it parallels the external oblique , 2.5 to 5 cm from the right ilium's anterior superior spine, through the external oblique to the internal oblique and transversalis muscles. See Appendicitis.
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