Pancreatitis is a serious pancreatic disease that has specific symptoms, called in medicine by name. The most famous signs of pancreatitis, named after the authors who discovered them, are the symptoms of Voskresensky, Mayo-Robson, Kert, Razdolsky, Kach and Mondor. By the presence of signs of different authors can determine the shape and extent of the disease.
This authoritative sign is the false insensitivity of pulsation of the abdominal aorta at the point of its intersection with the pancreas. This place is about 5 cm above the navel and 4 cm to the left of its middle. The cause of the symptoms of Voskresensky is the infiltration of the retroperitoneal space. Its presence indicates acute pancreatitis. It is revealed by fast carrying the palm over the abdominal wall.
Mayo Robson Symptom
With the symptom of Mayo-Robson's authorship, the patient has pain at the site of the pancreas projection, that is, on the left side of the costal-vertebral angle. It occurs in 45% of cases.
Symptom Kert is characterized by pain and resistance during palpation of the anterior part of the abdominal wall at a point 5 cm above the navel. Most often the sign of the authorship of Kert appears in acute pancreatitis. Approximately 60% of patients with acute pancreatitis are observed.
The symptom of Razdolsky occurs in the acute form of the course of the disease and is expressed by sharp pain during percussion over the area of the pancreas. A symptom is established, the author of which is Razdolsky, the presence of a concussion of the inflamed peritoneum.
The symptom of Kacha is manifested by the presence of painful sensations during the palpation of the region of the transverse processes of 8-11 thoracic vertebrae. It is a frequent sign of the chronic form of the disease. In parenchymal pancreatitis, the symptom of Kacha is also the presence of cutaneous hyperesthesia( hypersensitivity) in the area of the 8th thoracic segment on the left side.
The symptom of Mondora is characteristic of the acute form of pancreatitis. It appears in the form of cyanotic spots of a dark blue color on the face and trunk of the patient. The appearance of such spots is caused by a high degree of intoxication of the body.