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Related to McBurney's sign: Murphy's sign, McMurray's sign, Obturator sign, Rovsing sign, Psoas sign
McBurney's signTenderness on gentle pressure at a point (McBurney's point) on the right side of the abdomen two-thirds of the way from the navel to the bony prominence on the front of the hip (anterior superior iliac spine). This is a fairly reliable sign of APPENDICITIS. (Charles McBurney, 1845–1913, American surgeon).
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