In medicine, Murphy sign refers to a maneuver during a physical examination as part of the abdominal examination and a finding elicited in ultrasonography.
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Murphy's sign may be a useful tool in establishing the diagnosis of cholecystitis. Confirmation of the diag- nosis depends on a combination of physical findings.
Editor – In the article “John Benjamin Murphy (1857–1916)” we gave a description of performing Murphy's sign that was misleading. On page 111, the statement ...
Jan 23, 2009 ... Even though Murphy's sign is nonspecific, I use it to aid in diagnosing gallbladder disease in patients with a history of fatty meals leading to ...
Sonographic Murphy sign is defined as maximal abdominal tenderness from pressure of the ultrasound probe over the visualized gallbladder 1,2. It is a sign of ...
Murphy's sign is a physical exam finding in a patient presented with right upper quadrant pain or tenderness and can be suggestive of the cholecystitis.