Sumner sign

Sum·ner sign

(sŭm'nĕr),
a slight increase in tonus of the abdominal muscles, an early indication of inflammation of the appendix, stone in the kidney or ureter, or a twisted pedicle of an ovarian cyst; it is elicited by exceedingly gentle palpation of the right or left iliac fossa.
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Sum·ner sign

(sŭm'nĕr sīn)
A slight increase in tonus of the abdominal muscles, an early indication of inflammation of the appendix, stone in the kidney or ureter, or a twisted pedicle of an ovarian cyst; it is detected by exceedingly gentle palpation of the right or left iliac fossa.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Sumner,

Franklin W., 20th century English surgeon.
Sumner sign - slight increase in tonus of the abdominal muscles, an early indication of inflammation of the appendix, stone in the kidney or ureter, or a twisted pedicle of an ovarian cyst.
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