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121 Possible Causes for Grey Turner's Sign

  • Retroperitoneal Hematoma

    Her physical examination disclosed left abdominal and costovertebral angle tenderness, left flank ecchymosis (Grey Turner sign).[] Rarely, later in the course, the patient may develop a Grey-Turner’s sign with bulging flanks, and a bluish discoloration in the region of the flank.[] (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[]

  • Retroperitoneal Hemorrhage

    It can present with Grey Turner's sign (flank bruising).[] Rarely, later in the course, the patient may develop a Grey-Turner’s sign with bulging flanks, and a bluish discoloration in the region of the flank.[] Signs The patient may develop tachycardia and hypotension if the rate of hemorrhage is rapid.[]

  • Acute Pancreatitis

    We report a case of retroperitoneal NSTI in an immunocompetent young male, with clinical symptoms and signs mimicking acute pancreatitis (pseudo-Cullen's and pseudo-Grey-Turner's[] Abstract Skin signs in acute necrotizing pancreatitis (e. g., Cullen's and Grey-Turner's sign) have been described in clinical medicine.[] : periumbilical ecchymosis and discoloration ( bluish-red ) Grey Turner's sign : flank ecchymosis with discoloration Fox's sign : ecchymosis over the inguinal ligament References[]

  • 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[] […] steatorrhoea Examination Appearance may vary from well to seriously ill SIRS: tachycardia, tachypnoea, pyrexia jaundice evidence of retroperitoneal haemorrhage ( flank echymosis (Grey-Turner[] sign) peri-umbilical echymosis (Cullen sign) tenderness and guarding distention (e.g. ileus, fluid collections) hypotension (may have pain-induced hypertension initially)[]

  • Traumatic Rupture of the Kidney

    Inspect the lower back and flank for Grey-Turner’s sign or bruising because of a retroperitoneal hemorrhage. Note any abdominal distention.[]

  • Ectopic Pregnancy 

    Ectopic pregnancy is the most life threatening emergency in pregnancy. Increase in incidence and impairment in fertility are now the real concerns. The aim of this study was to estimate the epidemiological, diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of ectopic pregnancy with a view to suggest action to improve the[…][]

  • Leaking Aortic Aneurysm

    Abstract 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[…][]

  • Ovarian Pregnancy 

    BACKGROUND: Despite awareness regarding tubal pregnancy, ovarian pregnancy still remains a diagnostic challenge. The correct diagnosis is most frequently made intraoperatively and requires histopathologic confirmation. Therefore, additional diagnostic measurements are needed for earlier and more accurate detection[…][]

  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm

    Ruptured aortic aneurysm is a condition with a high rate of mortality that requires prompt surgical intervention. It has been noted that in some conditions requiring such prompt intervention, in-hospital mortality is increased in patients admitted on the weekends compared with patients admitted on weekdays. We[…][]

  • Warfarin-induced Skin Necrosis

    Abstract Thrombotic events are rare complications during anticoagulation therapy. The thrombosis varies from localized cutaneous involvement to catastrophic thromboembolism and is usually associated with an underlying thrombophilia. We describe a patient who developed skin necrosis during warfarin treatment for a[…][]

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