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77 Possible Causes for Cullen's Sign

  • Retroperitoneal Hemorrhage

    Raccoon eyes Black eye Subungual hematoma Cullen's sign Grey Turner's sign Retroperitoneal hemorrhage Animal bites Insect bite Spider bite Snakebite Other: Ballistic trauma[en.wikipedia.org] , but may have Cullen’s sign (umbilical ecchynosis) and Gray-Turner’s sign (flank ecchymosis) /- palpable swelling haematuria haemodynamic instability and shock evidence of[lifeinthefastlane.com] ’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[emdocs.net]

  • Acute Pancreatitis

    Jaundice: indicates obstruction of common bile duct as etiology Hemorrhagic pancreatitis Rare complication Ecchymosis/discoloration around the umbilicus (Cullen’s sign) Ecchymosis[rebelem.com] sign : periumbilical ecchymosis and discoloration ( bluish-red ) Grey Turner's sign : flank ecchymosis with discoloration Fox's sign : ecchymosis over the inguinal ligament[amboss.com] (Rare) signs of haemorrhage on the physical exam include: Cullen sign : periumbilical bruising Grey-Turner sign : flank bruising There continues to be debate over the precipitating[radiopaedia.org]

  • 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[emdocs.net] Raccoon eyes Black eye Subungual hematoma Cullen's sign Grey Turner's sign Retroperitoneal hemorrhage Animal bites Insect bite Spider bite Snakebite Other: Ballistic trauma[en.wikipedia.org] , but may have Cullen’s sign (umbilical ecchynosis) and Gray-Turner’s sign (flank ecchymosis) /- palpable swelling haematuria haemodynamic instability and shock evidence of[lifeinthefastlane.com]

  • Pancreatitis

    (Rare) signs of haemorrhage on the physical exam include: Cullen sign : periumbilical bruising Grey-Turner sign : flank bruising There continues to be debate over the precipitating[radiopaedia.org] sign (bluish skin around the belly button) Grey-Turner sign (reddish-brown skin discoloration along the flanks) Erythematous skin nodules If the blood pressure becomes extremely[emedicinehealth.com] […] addition to the following symptoms: Weakness or feeling tired ( fatigue ) Feeling lightheaded or faint Lethargy Irritability Confusion or difficulty concentrating Headache Cullen's[emedicinehealth.com]

  • 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.[gfmer.ch]

  • 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[emdocs.net]

  • Ectopic Pregnancy

    Splenic ectopic pregnancies are a rare cause of abdominal pain in reproductive-age women. A 21-year-old woman with worsening abdominal pain and a positive pregnancy test presented with hemoperitoneum and no intrauterine pregnancy on transvaginal ultrasound. After 2 nondiagnostic laparoscopies, a splenic pregnancy[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Traumatic Rupture of the Kidney

    Primary vascular lesions 259 K Dilatation of the urinary tract 308 Generalized diseases of the renal parenchyma 344 Perinephritis renal abscess and carbuncle 378 N Gas in the urinary tract and fistula formation 390 O Medullary sponge kidney benign renal tubular ectasia 393 Plain radiography 394 Urography 395 P[…][books.google.com]

  • Pancreatic Abscess

    Classic physical examination findings, such as Grey-Turner sign or Cullen sign, are supposedly characteristic of pancreatitis but rarely are noted in clinical practice.[odlarmed.com] sign : periumbilical ecchymosis and discoloration ( bluish-red ) Grey Turner's sign : flank ecchymosis with discoloration Fox's sign : ecchymosis over the inguinal ligament[amboss.com] […] biliary pancreatitis Abdominal examination Abdominal tenderness, distention , guarding Ileus with reduced bowel sounds and tympany on percussion Ascites Skin changes (rare) Cullen's[amboss.com]

  • 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[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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