McBurney’s and Lanz’s points

  • The surgical landmark for locating the appendix.
  • McBurney’s point: point over the right side of the abdomen which is one-third of the distance from the ASIS to the umbilicus.
  • Lanz point: the point that divides the connecting line between the right and left ASIS into two sections of one-third to two-thirds.

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