McBurney's incision


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McBurney's incision

[mək′bər·nēz in‚sizh·ən]
(medicine)
A short diagonal incision in the lower right quadrant in which the muscle fibers are separated rather than cut; used for appendectomy.
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The patient underwent laparotomy through McBurney's incision.
McBurney's incision was used when diagnosis was certain and right paramedian was used when diagnosis was in doubt.
Under spinal anaesthesia standard McBurney's incision was made & abdomen opened in layers.