Mercedes benz sign
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The distinct badge of the German car manufacturer Mercedes Benz.
Photo courtesy of Mr Roger Bickle, Melton Mowbray, UK.
The Mercedes-Benz sign describes a star-shaped pattern of gas-fissuring within gallstones initially described on an abdominal radiograph, but now more commonly identified on CT.
The name is also given to the clinical appearance of a surgical scar from an incision used for major hepatobiliary surgery.