TITLE

Cullen and Grey Turner signs in idiopathic perirenal hemorrhage

AUTHOR(S)
Kun-Ming Chung; Shih-Sung Chuang
PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/8/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 16, pE1221
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
67261198

 

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