Plenies Sign

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It is a painful tap in the right lower abdomen - the appendicular area. It is caused by peritoneal irritation. Together with Blumberg's sign and Rovsing's sign, it is typical for Acute appendicitis.

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  • HOCH, Jiří – LEFFLER, Jan, et al. Speciální chirurgie :  učebnice pro lékařské fakulty. 2. edition. Praha : Maxdorf, c2003. ISBN 80-85912-06-6.