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Murphy Sign – Clinical Examination

Murphy Sign – Clinical Examination

Murphy’s Sign Ask the patient to exhale, while palpating the gall bladder area, medial to the mid-clavicular line. Now instruct the patient to take a deep breath so the gall bladder is pushed down, and against the examiner’s fingertips, as the lungs expand. If cholecystitis is present, the patient will

Acute Abdomen: General Principles – General Surgery | Lecturio

Acute Abdomen: General Principles – General Surgery | Lecturio

Hello. Welcome back. Today, in this module of acute abdomen, we’re going to discuss some general principles. Let’s start with a clinical scenario. Imagine yourself in the emergency department. You’re seeing a 35-year old man who presents to the emergency department with three days of crampy abdominal pain and diarrhea.