Retroperitoneal hemorrhage – A review of the eponymous cutaneous signs

Sajad Ahmad Salati


Physical diagnosis by eliciting clinical signs still plays an important role in the management of diseases .In case of retroperitoneal bleeding due to any cause, there are five important eponymous cutaneous signs mentioned in literature. These include Cullen’s sign, Turner’s sign, Fox’s sign, Bryant’s sign and Stabler’s sign. These signs are briefly reviewed in this article.



Retroperitoneal hemorrhage ; Cullen’s sign; Turner’s sign; Fox’s sign; Bryant’s sign; Stabler’s sign

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