Tag Abdominal Aortic aneurysm
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Non-traumatic Abdominal Ecchymosis

Non-traumatic abdominal ecchymosis of the abdominal wall and flanks (Grey Turner, Cullen and Stabler); scrotum (Bryant) and upper thigh (Fox) as clues to potentially serious causes of abdominal pathology.
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Grey Turner sign

Grey Turner sign refers to bruising of the flanks. Originally described 1919 (published 1920) by George Grey Turner (1877–1951) most commonly associated with acute pancreatitis
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John Henry Bryant

John Henry Bryant (1867–1906) English physician. Eponym: Blue Scrotum Sign of Bryant associated with ruptured abdominal aortic anurysm (1903)
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Fox’s sign

Fox's sign: non-traumatic ecchymosis over the upper outer aspect of the thigh secondary to abdominal haemorrhage. First described by English surgeon John Adrian Fox in 1966
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John A. Fox

John Adrian Fox English surgeon. Eponym: Fox's sign (1966) non-traumatic ecchymosis upper outer thigh with abdominal haemorrhage
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Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) is a permanent localised or diffuse dilatation of the abdominal aorta to 1.5 times its normal diameter that involving all three layers of the vessel wall
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Hypertension Post AAA Repair

OVERVIEW common potential life threatening -> myocardial ischaemia, anastomotic rupture, CVA requires urgent management and cause identification CAUSES equipment/measurement error: check arterial line trace, transducer, NIBP wound pain: analgesia full bladder: make sure catheter draining inadequate sedation: sedate incomplete neuromuscular…

Ultrasound cases top 100 340

Ultrasound Case 060

An 80 year old woman arrests in your department. She had presented an hour earlier with back pain. You start to prepare for a subcostal view of the heart and this is what you see.