RUQ


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RUQ

 
right upper quadrant (of abdomen).

RUQ

Abbreviation for right upper quadrant (of abdomen).

RUQ

abbreviation for right upper quadrant of the lung.
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This simple form of RUQ can be generalized to the more complex form
His condition remained stable; however, over the course of the next 7 days, he began spiking temperatures along with persistent RUQ pain and increasing leucocyte count.
A 38-year-old, previously healthy, female developed RUQ pain, nausea and vomiting and underwent a cholecystectomy.
In ileocolic intussusception palpation of the abdomen may reveal a sausage-shaped mass which is located in the RUQ.
A contrast-enhanced abdominal computed tomography (CT) scan demonstrated a large intra-abdominal haematoma underlying the site of the injury, extending to the RUQ.
Most common presenting complains & clinical finding is abdominal pain & RUQ tenderness respectively with intra peritoneal rupture is most common complication.
On clinical examination, the patient was toxic with a tender fluctuant RUQ superficial mass measuring 8x5 cm.
On physical examination, she had mildly icteric sclerae, a slightly tender palpable right upper quadrant (RUQ) mass, an external biliary drain in place, and RUQ and infraumbilical abdominal scars.
Table 2: Presenting complaint Complaints LC OC Pain RUQ 20 20 Vomiting 7 6 Fever 5 4 Dyspepsia 4 4 Similar history 10 8 p value > 0.