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72 Possible Causes for Obturator Sign, Psoas Sign Positive

  • Appendicitis

    Psoas sign was found to be positive.[] […] 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[] 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.[]

  • 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[…][]

  • Retrocecal Appendicitis

    A psoas or obturator sign is considered positive when contact between the psoas or the obturator muscle and the inflamed appendix elicits pain.[] Psoas signs is present, with a negative obturator sign. Lab studies show a white blood cell count of 15.3, beta HCG is negative.[] Pain with extension of the right hip with the patient in left lateral decubitus position (psoas sign) and with internal rotation of the thigh (obturator sign) may be found[]

  • 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[…][]

    Missing: Psoas Sign Positive
  • Appendiceal Abscess

    The appendiceal abscess is a common complication of acute appendicitis and usually is located in the right lower quadrant of the abdomen. An epigastric appendiceal abscess has never been reported at an unusual location. We experienced an unusual case of a 49-year-old man with an epigastric appendiceal abscess.[…][]

    Missing: Psoas Sign Positive
  • 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,[…][]

    Missing: Psoas Sign Positive
  • 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[]

    Missing: Psoas Sign Positive
  • 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[…][]

    Missing: Psoas Sign Positive
  • Recurrent Appendicitis

    ) Obturator sign : RLQ pain with flexion and internal rotation of the right leg Pain in the Pouch of Douglas : pain elicited by palpating the recto-uterine pouch on rectal[] The obturator sign is positive when passive internal rotation of the flexed right hip in the supine patient produces RLQ pain These signs suggest inflammation of the psoas[] […] deep palpation of the RLQ McBurney point tenderness: an area one-third of the distance from the right anterior superior iliac spine to the umbilicus (in the RLQ ) Rovsing's sign[]

  • Meckel Diverticulum

    […] or obturator sign.[] Obturator, psoas, Murphy’s and Rovsing’s signs were all negative. On digital rectal exam, the rectal vault was empty and stool tested guaiac negative.[] sign.[]

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