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Cullen sign

(kŭl′ĕn )

[Thomas Stephen Cullen, U.S. gynecologist, 1868-1953]
Bluish discoloration of the periumbilical skin caused by intraperitoneal hemorrhage. This rare finding is sometimes found in patients with acute pancreatitis, blunt trauma to the abdomen, or ruptured ectopic pregnancy.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Cullen Sign." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758804/all/Cullen_sign.
Cullen sign. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758804/all/Cullen_sign. Accessed May 23, 2019.
Cullen sign. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758804/all/Cullen_sign
Cullen Sign [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 May 23]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758804/all/Cullen_sign.
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