Signs
 

McBurney’s Point Tenderness

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Overview

  • McBurney's point is the point of maximal tenderness in appendicitis.
    • Feel For

    • Tenderness in McBurney's point, exactly one third of the way between the right anterior superior iliac spine (ASIS) and the umbilicus.
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