Sherren's triangle

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Sherren's triangle
Differential diagnosisacute appendicitis

Sherren's triangle is an area of skin hyperaesthesia found in acute appendicitis. It was described by the English surgeon James Sherren.[1] It is bounded by lines joining anterior superior iliac spine, the pubic tubercle and umbilicus.[2]


  1. ^ "Sherren's triangle". Whonamedit. Retrieved 2011-12-20.
  2. ^ "Sherrens of the World, Page 1 to 25". Retrieved 2011-12-20.