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Dieulafoy's triad

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Hypersensitivity of the skin, tenderness and muscular contraction at McBurney’s point in acute appendicitis.

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Hypersensitivity of the skin, tenderness and muscular contraction at McBurney’s point in acute appendicitis. The term défense musculaire originates from Dieulafoy.

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