McBurney's point


McBurney's point
the point on the abdomen that overlies the anatomical position of the appendix and is the site of maximum tenderness in acute appendicitis. It lies one-third of the way along a line drawn from the anterior superior iliac spine (the projecting part of the hipbone) to the umbilicus [McBurney (1845–1913), US surgeon]

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  • McBurney's point — Mc·Bur·ney s point mək bər nēz n a point on the abdominal wall that lies between the navel and the right anterior superior iliac spine and that is the point where most pain is elicited by pressure in acute appendicitis McBurney Charles (1845… …   Medical dictionary

  • McBurney's point — noun a point one third of the way along a line drawn from the hip to the umbilicus; the point of maximum sensitivity in acute appendicitis • Hypernyms: ↑point …   Useful english dictionary

  • McBurney's point — noun A point of the skin one third of the distance from the ASIS to the umbilicus …   Wiktionary

  • McBurney incision point sign — Mc·Bur·ney incision, point, sign (mək burґne) [Charles McBurney, New York surgeon, 1845–1913] see under incision, point, and sign …   Medical dictionary

  • Point, McBurney's — McBurney s point is the most tender area of the abdomen of patients in the early stage of appendicitis. McBurney s point is named after the 19th century New York surgeon Charles McBurney (1845 1913) who was the leading authority in his day on the …   Medical dictionary

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