McBurney incision


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Mc·Bur·ney in·ci·sion

(măk-bŭr'nē),
an incision parallel with the course of the external oblique muscle, 1 or 2 inches cephalad to the anterior superior spine of the ilium; most commonly used to remove an inflamed appendix.

Mc·Bur·ney in·ci·sion

(mik-bǔr'nē in-si'zhŭn)
An incision parallel with the course of the external oblique muscle, 1-2 inches cephalad to the anterior superior spine of the ilium.

McBurney,

Charles, U.S. surgeon, 1845-1913.
McBurney incision - an incision parallel with the course of the external oblique muscle, one or two inches cephalad to the anterior superior spine of the ilium.
McBurney inguinal herniorrhaphy - Synonym(s): McBurney operation
McBurney operation - surgery to repair inguinal hernia. Synonym(s): McBurney inguinal herniorrhaphy
McBurney point - a point where pressure elicits tenderness in acute appendicitis.
McBurney retractor
McBurney sign - tenderness at site two-thirds of the distance between the umbilicus and the anterior-superior iliac spine seen in appendicitis.

McBurney incision

see grid incision.