Tag Abdominal Ecchymosis
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Atraumatic 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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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