left lower quadrant

left lower quadrant

Physical exam The region of the body that contains the left ovary and adnexae and rectosigmoid colon
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The majority of small bowel was located in the right upper quadrant, suggesting malrotation; however, a focal distended loop of bowel was present in the left lower quadrant (Figure 1).
He denied symptoms beyond left lower quadrant pain and vomiting.
He reported mild tenderness to palpation in the left lower quadrant.
Under direct vision, two 5 mm trocars were placed in the right and left lower quadrants of the abdomen, lateral to the inferior epigastric vessels, and a third 5 mm trocar was placed equidistant between the left lower quadrant trocar and the umbilical trocar, with a 60[degrees] angle of manipulation between the two operating instruments.
The robotic laparoscopy photo showed five incisions: umbilical and right midabdomen (paraumbilical) incisions of 12-mm length, and 8-mm incisions in the right lower quadrant, left lower quadrant, and left midabdomen.
Five months after initial presentation, the patient presented to the emergency department complaining of a 3 day history of fever, nausea, emesis, feeding intolerance, diarrhoea, and left lower quadrant abdominal pain.
Mild left lower quadrant pain is present on direct palpation, with no rebound or guarding.
Other signs suggestive of acute appendicitis include Rovsing sign (RLQ pain with left lower quadrant palpation), obturator sign (pain with internal rotation of the right thigh), psoas sign (pain with extension of the right thigh), heel tap or jumping on one leg, and right-sided pain with rectal examination.
The patient complained that his left lower quadrant was most painful.
A 40-year-old woman, with no significant medical history, was seen at the emergency room because of worsening left lower quadrant abdominal pain.
A paracentesis under ultrasound guidance was performed in the left lower quadrant and yielded 5 L of clear, transudative fluid.
There was no history of heavy lifting, but he had a long-standing complaint of left lower quadrant pain for which he had been given no specific diagnosis other than irritable bowel.