RLQ


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RLQ

 
right lower quadrant (of abdomen).

RLQ

Abbreviation for right lower quadrant (of abdomen).

RLQ

abbreviation for right lower quadrant of the lung.
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Excluding other obvious pathology (especially in female patients where gynecologic history, beta human chorionic gonadotropin, and pelvic examination need to be clearly delineated), the combination of RLQ pain, gastrointestinal symptoms following the onset of pain, and fever or elevated WBC or left shift is all that is required to operate on a patient.
She had mild RLQ tenderness and right suprapubic pain, but no rebound or guarding.
Metallic fragments - 2 midabdomen, 1 each in RLQ and LLQ with hole.