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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15) Periappendiceal fat stranding is an important early sign of appendicitis, appearing as thin bands of T2 hyperintense fluid in the RLQ.
7 Chronic intermittent pain relieved by passage of flatus was reported by 54% of our patients, but 31% complained of pain in RLQ compared to 9% in other causes of small intestinal obstruction.
CT without contrast is indicated for patients with RLQ pain who have a contraindication to contrast media, although the relative radiation level remains the same.
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.
The enlarged grossly visible mesenteric nodes seen in diagnostic laparoscopy in a patient presenting with acute RLQ pain is usually due to acute mesenteric lymphadenitis.
Although RLQ pain is a common symptom in patients with right-sided diverticulitis, nausea and vomiting are not (26.
The current study was planned to assess the sensitivity and specificity of ultrasonography in differentiating causes of acute RLQ pain in women of child-bearing age by taking surgical outcome as the gold standard.
We report a 26-year-old male patient who presented to the emergency room with a 3-day history of nausea and progressive RLQ abdominal pain.
Her abdominal exam was remarkable for tenderness and mild rebound to the RLQ.
She had mild RLQ tenderness and right suprapubic pain, but no rebound or guarding.