Physical signs classically associated with acute appendicitis include Rovsing sign, psoas sign, and obturator sign. Rovsing, N.T. (1907).
Signs in acute apprendicitis Rovsing’s sign: The examiner palpates the left lower quadrant (LLQ) and the test is positive if the patient experiences pain in the RLQ during
(e.g., psoas sign, obturator sign, Rovsing sign, McBurney sign) Clinical symptoms (e.g., fever, migrating pain, guarding) Laboratory tests (e.g., white blood cell count,