right upper quadrant


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right upper quadrant

Physical exam The abdominal region that contains the liver, duodenum and head of pancreas
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Right upper quadrant pain was the most common presenting complaint in 84.0% of cases.
Patients with preeclampsia or HELLP may present with symptoms including right upper quadrant or epigastric pain and tenderness, nausea, vomiting, malaise, headache, and oedema.
A 30-year-old male butcher was admitted to our department for dyspnea, cough, and severe right upper quadrant pain.
Ultrasound performed of the right upper quadrant of the abdomen (Figure 2) shows layering of the gallbladder wall.
A 28-year-old male with Crohn's disease on azathioprine 100 mg daily in longstanding clinical remission presented to an outpatient gastroenterologist for sudden onset of right upper quadrant abdominal pain 8/10 in severity with radiation to his back.
A focused assessment with sonography for trauma (FAST) exam was positive in the right upper quadrant (Figure 1(a)).
Before the advent of antibiotics, patients presented with fever, abdominal pain localized to the right upper quadrant (RUQ), and, in some severe cases, shock.
A firm, immobile, nontender mass was palpable in the right upper quadrant. Laboratory investigations revealed a mildly elevated CEA of 7.3 ng/ml (normal < 4.5ng/ml).
A 55-year-old female presented with a one-day history of colicky pain in the epigastric and right upper quadrant area with associated vomiting.
Briefly, a pararectal incision of 6 cm was made in the right upper quadrant. The surgical plane between the transverse fascia and paraperitoneal fat was developed to make a wide working space extraperitoneally.
This included headache, nausea, vomiting, syncopal episodes, right upper quadrant pain, and blurred vision.
Intraoral examination revealed soft, non-tender vascular hyperplasia involving gingiva in right upper quadrant of the oral cavity, and a solitary well-defined ulcer of size 0.8 1 cm is seen on swelling in gingiva due to trauma which is tender on palpation [Figure 3].

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