Dunphy sign

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Dunphy's sign is a medical sign characterized by increased abdominal pain with coughing. It may be an indicator of appendicitis. Named after Osborne Joby Dunphy (1898-1989), a British-American Physician.[1][2]


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  2. ^ Small V (2008) Surgical emergencies. In Dolan B and Holt L (eds) Accident and Emergency: Theory into Practice, 2nd edition. Elsevier.