Thursday, July 18, 2013

Q: What is clinical importance of Mayo-Robson point?


A point just above and to the right of the umbilicus is called Mayo-Robson's point. At this point the tail of pancreas is projected on the abdominal wall. Here tenderness on pressure exists in diseases of the pancreas and it is a one clinical sign in acute pancreatitis.

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