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)
A review of the diagnostic evaluation and treatment of appendicitis, with a particular focus on emergency department work-up and management
Berkeley George Andrew Moynihan, Lord Moynihan of Leeds (1865 - 1936) was an English General surgeon. Eponymously associated with the Moynihan sign (1905), an adaptation of Murphy's sign, a method used to differentiate pain in the right upper quadrant.
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