Payr, Erwin


Erwin, German surgeon, 1871-1946.
Payr clamp - a clamp used in gastrectomy or enterectomy.
Payr disease - constipation, with left upper quadrant pain. Synonym(s): splenic flexure syndrome
Payr forceps
Payr gastrectomy
Payr membrane - a fold of peritoneum that crosses over the left flexure of the colon.
Payr rectractor
Payr sign - pain on pressure over the sole of the foot, a sign of thrombophlebitis.
Payr syndrome - occurs in approximately 20% of patients with irritable bowel, usually postprandially.
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