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What are common signs of visceral referred pain

- McBurney's point
- Murphy sign
- Romberg-Howship sign
- Kehr Sign

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Associated condition: McBurney's point

appendicitis

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Associated condition: Murphy sign

cholecystitis

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Associated condition: Romberg-Howship sign

strangulated obturator hernia

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Associated condition: Kehr sign

- spleen rupture
- renal calculi
- ectopic pregnancy

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What is McBurney's point?

- rebound tenderness in RLQ
- sharp pain when palpated

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What is Murphy sign?

abrupt cessation of inspiration upon palpation of gall bladder in RUQ

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What is the Romberg-Howship sign?

pain down medial aspect of thigh to knees

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What is the Kehr sign?

abdominal pain radiating to the L shoulder

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obturator hernia

herniation of the viscera through the obturator muscle

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Where might an inflamed appendix also cause irritation or pain?

along the iliopsoas

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What else can cause inflammation of the obturator muscles?

- ruptured appendix
- abscess within pelvic region

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What organs are located in the RUQ?

- liver
- gall bladder
- duodenum
- head of pancrease
- hepatic flexure of colon

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What organs are located in the RLQ?

- cecum
- appendix
- ascending colon
- R ovary
- R fallopian tube
- R ureter

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What organs are located in the LUQ?

- stomach
- spleen
- L lobe of liver
- body of pancreas
- L kidney
- adrenal gland
- splenic flexure of colon
- part of transverse and descending colon

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What could cause pain in the LLQ?

- descending colon
- sigmoid colon
- L ovary
- L fallopian tube
- L uterine tube

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What is GERD?

gastroesophageal reflux disease

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What is considered the marker for someone who has severe GERD?

hiatal hernia

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A link has been established between GERD, hiatal hernia, and

adenocarcinoma

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