Cullen sign

Cullen sign
a bluish bruiselike appearance around the umbilicus due to bleeding into the peritoneum. Causes include a ruptured ectopic pregnancy and acute pancreatitis.[S. Cullen (1868–1953), US gynaecologist]

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  • Cullen sign — a bluish bruiselike appearance around the umbilicus, which is seen in acute pancreatitis. T. S. Cullen (1868 1953), US gynaecologist * * * Cul·len sign (kulґən) [Thomas Stephen Cullen, American surgeon, 1868–1953] see under sign …   Medical dictionary

  • Cullen's sign — DiseasesDB 17313 Cullen s sign is superficial edema and bruising in the subcutaneous fatty tissue around the …   Wikipedia

  • Cullen (disambiguation) — Cullen may refer to:*Cullen, the Royal Burgh of Cullen, a burgh in Moray, Scotland, on the North Sea coast, east of Elgin *Cullen College of Engineering, an academic college at the University of Houston *Cullen, Louisiana, USA *Cullen, Cork, a… …   Wikipedia

  • Cullen — may refer to: In geography Cullen, County Cork, a village near Millstreet, County Cork, Ireland Cullen, Louisiana, a town in Webster Parish, Louisiana, U.S. Cullen, Moray, a burgh in Moray, Scotland In other uses Cullen (genus), a genus of… …   Wikipedia

  • Cullen Harper — No.       Free Agent Quarterback Personal information Date of birth: October 1, 1985 (1985 10 01) (age 26) Place o …   Wikipedia

  • Cullen-Zeichen — Das Cullen Zeichen (englisch: Cullen s sign) ist, wie auch das Grey Turner Zeichen, ein klinisches Zeichen für eine schwere akute Pankreatitis. Dabei treten periumbilikal, also um den Bauchnabel herum, bläulich grünliche Flecken auf. Sie… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Cullen, Louisiana — Coordinates: 32°58′10″N 93°26′53″W / 32.96944°N 93.44806°W / 32.96944; 93.44806 …   Wikipedia

  • Sign — Any abnormality that indicates a disease process, such as a change in appearance, sensation, or function, that is observed by a physician when evaluating a patient. * * * 1. Any abnormality indicative of disease, discoverable on examination of… …   Medical dictionary

  • Cullen — Thomas S., U.S. gynecologist, 1868–1953. See C. sign …   Medical dictionary

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