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Free Online Mock revision Tool for Named Signs in Medicine

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This is a specially designed revision tool to remember all these confusing named signs in medicine and surgery.

Ballance's sign
Battle's sign?
Blumer's shelf?
Boas's sign?
Chovstek's sign?
Courvoisier's law?
Cullen's sign?
Dance's sign?
Fothergill's sign?
Seen in intestinal obstruction where the small-intestine folds are stacked to provide this characteristic feature on a plain x-ray of abdomen
Relief of pain with elevation of testicle, characteristic of epididymo-orchitis
A tear of medial lemniscus of knee joint is detectd by tenderness over medial aspect of knee joint during flexion and internal rotation of knee joint
Fox's sign?
Grey Turner's sign?
Hamman's sign/crunch?
Homan's sign?
Howship-Romberg sign?
Kehr's sign?
Kelly's sign?
Murphy's sign?
Obturator sign?
Ortolani's sign?
Psoas sign?
Raccoon eyes?
Rovsing's sign?
Silk glove sign?
Sister Mary Joseph sign/node
Virchow's node?
Trousseau's sign?
Westermark's sign?
Krukenburg tumor?
Upward movement of umbilicus on attempted neck raise ; SLR ; seen with weakness of the lower AAW muscles.
Ortolani's sign
On neck flexion, electric shock like sensations in the dermatome of affected segment part of spinal cord, seen in multiple sclerosis / radiation myelopathy.
Seen in rachitic bones, radioluscent transverse lines in the XR, usually on the concave side of the bone not extending to the opposite cortex. Most commonly seen in adult osteomalacia, and; renal osteodystrophy.
Tree root sign on XR, angiography in vascular occlusion d.t. lymphatics.
In torsion testis, aggravation of the pain on elevating the testis, differentiates it from acute epididymo-orchitis.
XR sign ; ossification of iliac apophysis ; used as a measure of skeletal maturity.
In coarctation of aorta, bruits heard over the back, opening up of the periscapular anastomosis, and increased blood flow through the IC Aa.
Isolated enlargement of Virchow's nodes, seen in late stages of abdominal and pelvic malignancies.
sign for 'latent' tetany, carpopedal spasm on occluding arm blood supply with BP cuff inflated.
Rub skin with blunt end of a pen, palpable wheal develops in 1-2 min; seen in systemic mastocytosis proliferation of mast cells with excess histamine release.
A positive sign would be whereby a squeezing of the gastrocnemius muscle fails to cause plantar flexion of the foot, suggests rupture of Achilles tendon
The J wave on an EKG seen in hypothermia
Classic x-ray finding in duodenal atresia or stenosis of duodenum
Leiomyomas in stomach usually found in submucosa and grow toward lumen; ulceration may occur and give rise to characteristic sign on barium radiographs

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