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Murphy’s sign

Murphy’s sign is elicited in patients with acute cholecystitis by asking the patient to take in and hold a deep breath while palpating the right subcostal area. John Benjamin Murphy (1903)
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John B. Murphy

John Benjamin Murphy (1857-1916) was an American physician and abdominal surgeon. Eponymously remembered for Murphy’s Sign (...but not as you know it); Murphy's triad; Murphy's punch test and many more