Aaron's sign


Overview

Aaron’s sign is a referred pain felt in the epigastrium upon continuous firm pressure over McBurney’s point. It is indicative of appendicitis.

Eponym

Aaron’s sign is named for Charles Dettie Aaron, an American gastroenterologist.

Differential Diagnosis of Aaron’s sign

References

  • Who Named It?


Attribution

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