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Battle's incision

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Incision used in operation for appendicitis.

Description

Incision used in operation for appendicitis. Vertical incision of the abdominal wall with temporary retraction of the rectus muscle medially.

Bibliography

  • W. H. Battle:
    Modified incision for removal of the vermiform appendix.
    The British Medical Journal, London, 1895, 2: 1360.

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