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.[1] Named after Osborne Joby Dunphy (1898-1989), a British-American physician.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sachdeva, Anupam; Dutta, AK (31 August 2012). Advances in Pediatrics. JP Medical Ltd. p. 1432. ISBN 978-93-5025-777-7. 
  2. ^ http://www.rxpgonline.com/article-704-nested-0-0.html
  3. ^ Small V (2008) Surgical emergencies. In Dolan B and Holt L (eds) Accident and Emergency: Theory into Practice, 2nd edition. Elsevier.