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McBurney's Point

Aka: McBurney's Point
  1. See Also
    1. Acute Abdominal Pain
  2. Indication
    1. Acute Abdominal Pain Evaluation
    2. Clinical suspicion for Appendicitis
  3. Exam: McBurney's Point Localization
    1. Draw line Anterior superior iliac spine - Umbilicus
    2. McBurney's Point is on line
      1. One third distance along the line
      2. Closest to iliac spine
  4. Interpretation: Tenderness over McBurney's Point
    1. Focal tenderness in Acute Abdominal Pain suggests Appendicitis

McBurney's point (C0277975)

Concepts Body Location or Region (T029)
English mcburney's point, McBurney's point
Sources
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)


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