II. Indication

  1. Acute Abdominal Pain Evaluation
  2. Clinical suspicion for Appendicitis

III. Exam: McBurney's Point Localization

  1. Draw line Anterior superior iliac spine - Umbilicus
  2. McBurney's Point is on line
    1. One third distance along the line
    2. Closest to iliac spine

IV. Interpretation: Tenderness over McBurney's Point

  1. Focal tenderness in Acute Abdominal Pain suggests Appendicitis

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Ontology: McBurney's point (C0277975)

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