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Aaron's sign

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Definition

named after the physician Charles. D. Aaron (1866-1951)

Aaron's sign is a clinical sign in Appendicitis indicated by pain in the right groin/right lower quadrant after applying pressure on the McBurney's point. There can also be referred pain in the epigastric region.

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