MediLexicon Logo
MediLexicon Logo
Abbreviations        Abbrev Definitions        Dictionary        ICD Codes        Equipment        Hospitals        Drugs        More..
  
Bookmark and Share

Definition: 'McBurney Incision'

Medical term:     fuzzy search?

Dictionary by letter (or # for non-alphabetical entries):
| # | A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z |

McBurney incision

Type: Term

Pronunciation: măk-bŭr′nē

Definitions:
1. an incision parallel with the course of the external oblique muscle, 1 or 2 inches cephalad to the anterior superior spine of the ilium; most commonly used to remove an inflamed appendix.

The definition information for McBurney incision is provided by Stedman's. You can search our medical dictionary here.







MediLexicon International Ltd Logo

Privacy Policy   |    Disclaimer   |    Contact / Feedback

MediLexicon International Ltd
Bexhill-on-Sea, UK
MediLexicon International Ltd © 2004-2016 All rights reserved.