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41 Possible Causes for Psoas Sign Positive

  • Appendicitis

    Psoas sign was found to be positive.[casesjournal.biomedcentral.com] […] most likely to be associated with appendicitis in one meta-analysis were: rigidity ( LR 4) positive psoas sign ( LR 2.38) fever ( LR 1.94) The positive LR of rebound tenderness[emergencymedicinecases.com] […] rebound tenderness at McBurney's point Psoas/Obturator sign raise the patient's right leg with the knee flexed rotate the leg internally at the hip increased abdominal pain[step2.medbullets.com]

  • Acute Peritonitis

    Acupuncture is an alternative medical therapy and widely practiced in Northeast Asia. Although it is known as a safe procedure, complications including infection, pneumothorax, hemorrhage, and cardiac tamponade have been reported. The authors present a rare case of fatal acute peritonitis due to penetration of[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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.[clinicaladvisor.com] 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[meddean.luc.edu] […] rebound tenderness at McBurney's point Psoas/Obturator sign raise the patient's right leg with the knee flexed rotate the leg internally at the hip increased abdominal pain[medbullets.com]

  • Sciatica

    She was significantly tender at right sacroiliac joint and had positive psoas sign.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient was initially diagnosed with sciatica yet had a positive psoas sign and a painful sacrum.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The MRI scan showed a large iliopsoas abscess causing bony destruction, and extended culture was positive for mycobacterium tuberculosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Recurrent Appendicitis

    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[clinicaladvisor.com] A positive test is pain with internal rotation of the hip. [37] Psoas sign, also known as "Obraztsova's sign", is right lower-quadrant pain that is produced with either the[en.wikipedia.org] The psoas sign is positive when, with the patient lying on their left side, slow passive extension of the right hip produces pain.[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Malignant Ascites

    […] of small bowel loops, and obscured psoas sign on plain abdominal films; MA is confirmed with ultrasonography, CT, and MRI DiffDx TB, CHF, nephrotic syndrome, hepatic disease[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Many nonspecific signs suggest ascites, such as diffuse abdominal haziness, bulging of the flanks, indistinct psoas margins, poor definition of the intra-abdominal organs,[emedicine.medscape.com] […] mesothelioma Clinical Abdominal distension, weight gain, indigestion, dyspnea, orthopnea, tachypnea, intestinal obstruction with N&V Imaging Ground glass appearance, central positioning[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Intraperitoneal Abscess in the Right Lower Quadrant

    . · Psoas sign : positive if i ncreased RLQ pain when patient lifts right thigh against resistance; indicates irritation of the psoas by an inflamed appendix 5.[my.ilstu.edu] Psoas sign: Pain in the RLQ when the right hip joint is passively extended with the patient lying on their left side. Positive in cases of a retrocecal appendix.[clinicaladvisor.com] A positive test is pain with internal rotation of the hip. [37] Psoas sign, also known as "Obraztsova's sign", is right lower-quadrant pain that is produced with either the[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Chronic Appendicitis

    A positive test is pain with internal rotation of the hip. [37] Psoas sign, also known as "Obraztsova's sign", is right lower-quadrant pain that is produced with either the[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Retroperitoneal Abscess

    Positive psoas sign if the psoas muscle is involved. The classic signs of peritonitis is absent (making the diagnosis more difficult).[wikidoc.org] There may also be signs of psoas muscle irritation with flexion of the thigh. Laboratory tests are helpful but nondiagnostic.[urologysurgery.wordpress.com] In advanced cases with septicemia, the patient may be drowsy with decreased level of consciousness. [1] Vital signs Fever Tachycardia Tachypnea Hypotension (if patient is[wikidoc.org]

  • Retractile Mesenteritis

    Signs • Signs of localized muscle irritation also may be present • Psoas sign – lie on the left side as the examiner slowly extends the patient's right thigh, thus stretching[slideshare.net] […] the iliopsoas muscle – result is positive if extension produces pain • Obturator sign – irritation in the pelvis – passive internal rotation of the flexed right thigh with[slideshare.net]

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