pothole sign

A clinical sign referring to the severe abdominal pain felt by a person with acute appendicitis, which is amplified by every bump or pothole that the vehicle hits on the drive to the hospital
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pothole sign

Medtalk A clinical sign of acute appendicitis, referring to the severe pain, evoked by every bump in the road–potholes felt by the victim on the drive to the hospital. See Appendicitis.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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