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50 Possible Causes for Obturator Sign

  • Retrocecal Appendicitis

    Psoas signs is present, with a negative obturator sign. Lab studies show a white blood cell count of 15.3, beta HCG is negative.[] Signs: Mnemonic: ABC OPqRST A (Blumberg sign), B (Rovsing’s sign), C (Psoas sign), D (Obturator sign) 1.[] A psoas or obturator sign is considered positive when contact between the psoas or the obturator muscle and the inflamed appendix elicits pain.[]

  • Appendicitis

    […] indicates a positive obturator sign Rovsing's sign pressure over the descending colon causes pain in the RLQ Evaluation Labs absolute neutrophillic leukocytosis and left[] ), or pain caused by passive internal rotation of the flexed thigh (obturator sign).[] A doctor can check for the psoas sign by applying resistance to the right knee as the patient tries to lift the right thigh while lying down. Obturator sign.[]

  • Ischiorectal Abscess

    Synthetic meshes have been used extensively to augment surgical management of pelvic organ prolapses. Posterior intravaginal sling (IVS) is a technique used for correcting vaginal vault/apical prolapse, posterior vaginal prolapse or rectocele. There are limited data on long-term safety of this procedure. In a[…][]

  • Appendiceal Abscess

    OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the feasibility of treatment for children with appendiceal abscess by laparoscopic surgery and investigate its superiorities to conventional treatments. PATIENTS AND METHODS: 45 children with appendiceal abscess who were treated with laparoscopic surgery from January 2011 to July 2011 were[…][]

  • Pelvic Fracture

    Open pelvic fractures are caused by high-energy trauma. Injuries to other organs are common and the mortality rate can be as high as 50%. Perineal injury is reported in 5% of open pelvic fractures. We report a case of a 31-year-old man that had an open pelvic injury with Denis zone III fracture of the sacrum,[…][]

  • Perforated Appendix

    Clinical data included a presence of right lower quadrant tenderness, rebound tenderness, Rovsing sign, Psoas sign and Obturator sign.[] In some patients, abdominal pain can be induced with passive internal rotation of the thigh in flexion and by right hip extension (the obturator and psoas signs, respectively[] […] rebound tenderness, tenderness at McBurney's point, Rovsing sign, psoas sign, obturator sign Prevalence common Blood work leukocytosis Radiology periappendiceal fat stranding[]

  • Acute Peritonitis

    Congenital splenic cysts are rare (only 40% of all true cysts). A case report is presented of a young male adolescent patient with a ruptured mesothelial splenic cyst causing acute peritonitis. Abdominal ultrasound and CT-scan are very useful tools to obtain the preoperative diagnosis. Spleen saving resections, if[…][]

  • Pelvic Abscess

    A 38-year-old female patients was found accidentally to have a positive culture of MRSA from a routine CVP catheter tip culture 1 week after she had complete wound closure. She was recovering from a partial skin thickness burn covering 42 per cent TBSA on the trunk and extremities. Fever and hip pain developed[…][]

  • Obturator Hernia

    She remains well, and CT scans showed no signs of obturator hernia recurrence at the 7-month follow-up.[] […] to the hip due to compression of the anterior division, a sign known as the Howship-Romberg sign.[] Other classic signs, though not always present include obturator neuralgia, the Howship-Romberg sign and the Hannington-Kiff sign.[]

  • Fracture

    At the 7-years follow-up, no signs of clinical or radiographical inflammation were evident.[] Cold gutta-percha obturation techniques should be opted for root canal obturation to avoid further trauma to the periodontal ligament.[] […] under proper rubber dam isolation [RDI]), root canal obturated using the cold gutta-percha technique (in order to avoid further trauma to the periodontal ligament, if a warm obturation[]

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