Grey Turner sign

a bluish bruiselike appearance around the flanks, which is seen in acute pancreatitis.
G. Grey Turner (1877-1951), British surgeon

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  • Grey Turner sign — Grey Tur·ner sign (graґ turґnər) [George Grey Turner, British surgeon, 1877–1951] Turner sign; see under sign …   Medical dictionary

  • Grey Turner sign — a bluish bruiselike appearance around the flanks, which is seen in acute pancreatitis [Grey Turner (1877–1951), British surgeon] …   The new mediacal dictionary

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  • Grey-Turner's sign — refers to bruising of the flanks. This sign takes 24 48 hours to appear and predicts a severe attack of acute pancreatitis, with mortality rising from 8 10% to 40%. It may be accompanied by Cullen s sign, which may then be indicative of… …   Wikipedia

  • Grey-Turner-Zeichen — Das Grey Turner Zeichen (englisch: Grey Turner s sign) ist, wie auch das Cullen Zeichen, ein klinisches Zeichen für eine schwere akute Pankreatitis. Dabei treten im Flankenbereich bläulich grünliche Flecken auf. Sie entstehen durch eine ödematose …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Turner sign — Tur·ner sign (turґnər) [George Grey Turner, British surgeon, 1877–1951] see under sign …   Medical dictionary

  • Turner sign — discoloration (bruising) and induration of the skin of the costovertebral angle caused by extravasation of blood in acute hemorrhagic pancreatitis. Called also Grey Turner s …   Medical dictionary

  • George Grey Turner — (September 8, 1877 August 24, 1951) was an English surgeon. He received a Fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons in 1903, and served with the Royal Army Medical Corps in the First World War. As a young surgeon, he travelled around the… …   Wikipedia

  • Sign — Any abnormality that indicates a disease process, such as a change in appearance, sensation, or function, that is observed by a physician when evaluating a patient. * * * 1. Any abnormality indicative of disease, discoverable on examination of… …   Medical dictionary

  • Turner — George Grey, English surgeon, 1877–1951. See Grey T. sign. Henry H., U.S. endocrinologist, 1892–1970. See T. syndrome. Joseph G., English dentist, †1955. See T. tooth. Sir William, English anatomist, 1832–1916. See intraparietal sulcus of T., T.… …   Medical dictionary

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