II. Indications

III. Technique

  1. Examiner palpates the abdominal RUQ (deep subcostal palpation)
  2. Patient takes a deep breath

IV. Interpretation

  1. Positive test if the patient has increased pain or suddenly halts their inspiration due to pain (inspiratory arrest)
  2. Suggests Acute Cholecystitis when present

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