rebound tenderness

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Related to rebound tenderness: Rovsing sign, Murphy's sign
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Noun1.rebound tenderness - pain felt when a hand pressing on the abdomen is suddenly released; a symptom of peritoneal inflammation
soreness, tenderness, rawness - a pain that is felt (as when the area is touched); "the best results are generally obtained by inserting the needle into the point of maximum tenderness"; "after taking a cold, rawness of the larynx and trachea come on"
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Modified Alvarado Score of all patients was calculated on a proforma which included migratory right iliac fossa pain, anorexia, nausea/vomiting, tenderness in right iliac fossa, rebound tenderness, elevated temperature and leucocytosis (>10 x 109/L).
Physical examination revealed fixed RLAQ pain without rebound tenderness.
On examination, defense and rebound tenderness were observed at the right lower quadrant of the abdomen.
There was guarding and tenderness in the right iliac fossa with positive rebound tenderness and Rovsing sign.
Guarding, rigidity and rebound tenderness was present.
1] Diagnosis of acute appendicitis may be straight forward in established cases and is often made by signs and symptoms of migratory abdominal pain, fever, vomiting, tenderness, rebound tenderness with or without rigidity in the right iliac fossa and laboratory finding of leucocytosis.
The physical examination revealed a soft abdomen with mild right upper abdominal tenderness; no rebound tenderness or muscle guarding was identified.
Her abdomen was soft and nondistended, deep tenderness to palpation in the RLQ with vague rebound tenderness and muscle guarding.
Abdominal examination showed focal abdominal tenderness with slight rebound tenderness.
An abdominal examination revealed distension and tenderness in the abdomen with no guarding or rebound tenderness.
Bowel sound was absent and rebound tenderness was negative.
Rovsing's Sign: a test for rebound tenderness, where the practitioner inserts their fingers deeply and evenly in the left lower quadrant, then quickly withdraws their fingers.