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Related to McBurney's point: appendicitis, Psoas sign, Rovsing sign, Rovsing's sign, Obturator sign, Murphy's sign
McBurney's pointThe point on the right lower flank—midway between the anterosuperior iliac spine and belly button—that corresponds to the appendix; finger pressure on McBurney's point elicits a major pain response from patients with acute appendicitis.
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McBurney's pointPhysical exam The point on the right lower flank, midway between the anterosuperior iliac spine and belly button, that corresponds to the appendix; finger pressure on MP elicits a major pain response–Dang!, that HURTS–from Pts with acute appendicitis. See Appendicitis.
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