Cullen and Grey Turner signs in idiopathic perirenal hemorrhage

Kun-Ming Chung; Shih-Sung Chuang
November 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/8/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 16, pE1221
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a 47-year-old man with sudden-onset left-flank pain. The patient reported no history of trauma, bleeding diathesis and hematologic disease and that he was not taking anticoagulants. The article discusses Cullen and Grey Turner signs which is a result of acute pancreatitis and has a mortality estimate of 37 percent.


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