A 90-year-old man is brought in to ED from his nursing home with lethargy, confusion and fever. He is very tender in the right upper quadrant.
Abdominal CT: cholecystitis. Cholecystitis is inflammation of the gallbladder commonly caused by an obstruction of the cystic duct by a gallstone
John Benjamin Murphy (1857 - 1916) was an American physician and abdominal surgeon. Murphy’s Sign (1903); Murphy's triad; Murphy's punch test and many more
A 70 year old male presents with fever and right upper quadrant pain. Describe the findings on ultrasound
A 44 year old woman presents with right upper quadrant (RUQ) pain radiating through to her back. She has a fever and is tender on abdominal palpation. She has had several episodes of postprandial RUQ discomfort previously. You wonder if she has gallstones.