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1

What does pain radiating to the jaw means?

MI

2

What does pain radiating to the left shoulder indicate?

MI or spleen rupture

3

What does pain radiating to the scapula indicate?

Gall bladder problems

4

What does pain radiating to the groin indicate?

Ureter stones or osteoarthritis of hip

5

What is Blumberg's sign?

Rebound tenderness => peritonitis

6

What does pain radiating to the trapezius indicate?

Pericarditis

7

What is Brudzinski sign?

Bend neck, see knee flexion => meningitis

8

What is Chadwick sign?

Purple vagina=> pregnancy

9

What is Chandelier sign?

Cervical motion tenderness=> PID

10

What is Chovstek's sign?

Tap facial nerve=> muscle spasm

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What is Courvoisiers sign?

Palpable gall bladder => cancer (pancreatic)

12

What is Cozens sign?

Dorsiflex wrist causes pain=> lateral epicondyliti "tennis elbow"

13

What is Cullen's sign?

Bleeding around the unbilicus=> hemorrhagic pancreatitis

14

What is Gottran's sign?

Scaly patches on MCP, PIP joints => dermatomyositis

15

What is Hamman's sign?

Crunching sound on auscultation=> subcutaneous emphysema

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What is Homan's sign?

Pain in calf w/ dorsiflexion => DVT

17

What is Kerh's sign?

Left shoulder pain=> spleen rupture

18

What is Kernig's sign?

Flexing knee causes resistance or pain=> meningitis

19

What is Kussmaul's sign?

Big neck veins w/inspiration=> pericardial tamponade

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What is Levine sign?

Hold clenched fist over sternum=> angina

21

What is Murphy's sign?

Pressed gallbladder causes pt to stop breathing=> cholecystitis

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What is Obturator sign?

Inward rotation of hip causes pain=> appendicitis

23

What is Phalen's test?

Flexing wrist for 60s causes paresthesia=> carpal tunnel

24

What is Psoas sign?

Extending hip causes hip=> appendicitis

25

What is Rovsings sign?

Palpating LLQ causes RLQ pain=> appendicitis

26

What is Tinels test?

Percussing median nerve causes 1st-3rd finger pain=> carpal tunnel

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What is Trousseau's sign?

BP check causes carpal spasm=> migratory thrombophlebitis

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What is Turner's sign?

Bleeding into flank=> hemorrhagic pancreatitis