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Letters Obsolete clinical signs

Signs of the times

BMJ 2010; 341 doi: (Published 23 November 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;341:c6316
  1. Shyan Lii Goh, orthopaedic registrar1
  1. 1Sydney, Australia
  1. sgoh{at}

I successfully diagnosed acute appendicitis with classic clinical signs, including Rovsing’s,1 just yesterday. Wikipedia lists nine signs in appendicitis: Rovsing’s, Psoas or Obraztsova’s, …

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