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190 Possible Causes for Murphy's Sign

  • Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency

    sign positive • Extremities—Chronic leg ulcers Causes • Medical conditions, such as acute leukemia, preleukemia and refractory sideroblastic anemia, as well as complications[] […] pregnancy • Family history consistent with autosomal recessive inheritance • Frontal bossing • Jaundice • Abdomen—Splenomegaly mild to moderate, upper right quadrant tenderness, Murphy[]

  • Gallbladder Empyema

    sign – Gallstones usually (but not always) present • Empyema CECT : Distended GB with intraluminal contents 15 HU – Wall thickening with pericholecystic fat stranding and[] sign - palpation of the inflamed gallbladder during inspiration that results in pain), as well as poor general condition, can point to gallbladder empyema.[] She was tender and had a positive murphy’s sign on clinical examination coupled with tachycardia and a low-grade fever.[]

  • Acute Cholecystitis

    Physical examination revealed a positive Murphy's sign. Laboratory data showed leukocytosis and mild increasement of liver enzymes.[] Diagnosis: — Murphy’s sign — Patients with acute cholecystitis frequently have a positive “ Murphy’s sign “.[] […] a positive sonographic Murphy's sign.[]

  • Choledocholithiasis

    Symptoms During physical examination , Murphy’s sign is usually negative , which helps to distinguish choledocholithiasis from cholecystitis .[] Signs and symptoms [ edit ] Murphy's sign is commonly negative on physical examination in choledocholithiasis, helping to distinguish it from cholecystitis.[] To test for Murphy’s sign the patient is asked to breathe out , and then the doctor gently places his hand on the right side at the mid-clavicular line below the costal margin[]

  • Pericholecystic Abscess

    Cholelithiasis, sonographic Murphy sign, and GB wall thickening • CT findings Distended GB (measuring 5 cm in short axis) GB wall thickening ( 3 mm) with mural and mucosal[] May progress to complicated cholecystitis rapidly and w/o warning Physical Exam/Signs General, Vitals: fever, guarded, positive Murphy sign, jaundice (15%) Murphy's sign[] A lump may be present in the right upper quadrant and Murphy’s sign may also be elicited. A mild leukocytosis is usually present (12,000 to 14,000 cells/mm3).[]

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Gorelick MH, Shaw KN, Murphy KO. Validity and reliability of clinical signs in the diagnosis of dehydration in children. Pediatrics . 1997 May. 99(5):E6. [Medline] .[] Gorelick MH, Shaw KN, Murphy KO. Validity and reliability of clinical signs in the diagnosis of dehydration in children. Pediatrics 1997;99(5):E6. [Pubmed] 8.[]

  • Cholangitis

    Sonographic Murphy’s sign is a reliable finding of acute cholecystitis showing about 90 % sensitivity and specificity [ 22 , 23 ], which is higher than those of Murphy’s sign[] Right upper quadrant ultrasound reveals features typical of cholecystitis as well as a positive sonographic Murphy's sign.[] sign, anorexia, weight loss; spontaneous remission is rare.[]

  • Cholecystitis

    […] a positive sonographic Murphy's sign.[] The following signs are specific for cholecystitis. Murphy’s sign It is inspiratory arrest during deep palpation of right upper quadrant.[] Diagnostic criteria for acute cholecystitis; TG13 Background Murphy’s sign Q1. How large is the diagnostic capacity of Murphy’s sign for acute cholecystitis?[]

  • Cholelithiasis

    The sitting version was described by John Murphy (hence the name, Murphy's sign ).[] . • MURPHY’s SIGN Patient winces in pain with catch of breath when inflamed gall bladder strikes palpating fingers on inspiration 7.[] Murphy sign is often not as easy to illicit in children. Evaluation Normal LFTs, Lipase, and WBC do not rule out the condition.[]

  • Ascending Cholangitis

    sign, anorexia, weight loss; spontaneous remission is rare.[] […] acute cholecystitis: stone in cystic duct/this is inflammation and not infection/ RUQ pain/ fever if there will we low grade/ no jaundice since its not obstructing CBD/ murphys[] I think the other classic test that the NBME might like to use to discriminate between the two is Murphy's sign.[]

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