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128 Possible Causes for Cullen's Sign

  • Acute Pancreatitis

    Cullen's sign for acute haemorrhagic pancreatitis Department of General Medicine, B.J.[] Jaundice: indicates obstruction of common bile duct as etiology Hemorrhagic pancreatitis Rare complication Ecchymosis/discoloration around the umbilicus (Cullen’s sign) Ecchymosis[] sign : periumbilical ecchymosis and discoloration ( bluish-red ) Grey Turner's sign : flank ecchymosis with discoloration Fox's sign : ecchymosis over the inguinal ligament[]

  • Pancreatitis

    (Rare) signs of hemorrhage on the physical exam include: Cullen sign : periumbilical bruising Grey-Turner sign : flank bruising There continues to be debate over the precipitating[] ) peri-umbilical echymosis (Cullen sign) tenderness and guarding distention (e.g. ileus, fluid collections) hypotension (may have pain-induced hypertension initially) oliguria[] Examination Appearance may vary from well to seriously ill SIRS: tachycardia, tachypnoea, pyrexia jaundice evidence of retroperitoneal haemorrhage ( flank echymosis (Grey-Turner sign[]

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

    Subcutaneous ecchymosis of the flank (Grey-Turner sign), periumbilical region (Cullen’s), proximal thigh (Fox’s), or scrotum (Bryant’s) may be present as well — these are[]

  • Ectopic Pregnancy

    Ectopic pregnancy is a condition when fertilized egg implants outside the uterine cavity. The reported incidence is about 0.5-1% of all pregnancies. Retroperitoneal ectopic pregnancies (REP) are extremely rare and early diagnosis and treatment is very difficult. For the adequate management and elimination of risks of[…][]

  • Retroperitoneal Hemorrhage

    , but may have Cullen’s sign (umbilical ecchynosis) and Gray-Turner’s sign (flank ecchymosis) /- palpable swelling haematuria haemodynamic instability and shock evidence of[] ’s sign (periumbilical ecchymosis) – late finding Grey-Turner’s sign (ecchymosis of the flanks) – late finding *History of risk factors as above Evaluation and Diagnosis 1,3,4,5[] […] hemangiomas) Secondary trauma iatrogenic (e.g. femoral cannulation, IR cannulation) extension from ruptured AAA ASSESSMENT loin and/ or abdominal pain often no cutaneous signs[]

  • Bleeding from an Ectopic Pregnancy

    Abdominal examination: Cullen’s sign: a periumbilical bluish discoloration may be present due to absorption of the blood in the peritoneal cavity by lymphatics.[]

  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm

    BACKGROUND: The abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS) has been clearly identified as being one of the main causes of mortality after ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm (rAAA). The ACS is defined as a sustained intra-abdominal pressure 20 mm Hg associated with a new organ dysfunction or failure. A pilot study was[…][]

  • Retroperitoneal Hematoma

    ’s sign (periumbilical ecchymosis) – late finding Grey-Turner’s sign (ecchymosis of the flanks) – late finding *History of risk factors as above Evaluation and Diagnosis 1,3,4,5[] Eponymictionary – Cullen sign Journal articles Chan YC, Morales JP, Reidy JF, Taylor PR.[] […] groin, flank, abdomen (most common presenting symptom) Palpable mass Shock Leg paresis and/or anterior thigh hypoesthesia Secondary to hematoma compressing the femoral nerve Cullen’s[]

  • Traumatic Rupture of the Kidney

    Abstract One-third to one-half of all patients with horseshoe kidney are asymptomatic and the condition is found incidentally. This congenital renal anomaly has shown as a predisponent condition for renal injury in blunt abdominal trauma, but often the degree of injury has a nonoperative therapy. Horseshoe kidney[…][]

  • Leaking Aortic Aneurysm

    We present a case of an 82-year-old lady with recurrent neck swelling and a history of intermittent stridor who subsequently developed a contusion over her lower neck and upper chest. The patient collapsed on her way to have a CT scan and died 24 hours later of a leaking aortic aneurysm. At initial presentation[…][]

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