right lower quadrant


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right lower quadrant

Physical exam The region of the abdomen that contains the terminal ileum, appendix and cecum
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The patient's right lower quadrant abdominal pain resolved following resection of the bladder chondroma, suggesting it may have been related to the tumour, as reported in an earlier case.
Of the patients who become symptomatic, most present with intermittent mild abdominal discomfort that may localize to the right lower quadrant.
Clinical presentation of stump appendicitis is the same as acute appendicitis and may include right lower quadrant pain, nausea, vomiting and anorexia with right lower quadrant tenderness, positive peritoneal signs as Rovsing, Markle, obturator and psoas signs.
2,4) Additionally, there may be signs of prior surgical intervention with residual staples at the end of the stump or inflammatory stranding in the right lower quadrant.
An abdominal exam revealed right lower quadrant tenderness at McBurney's point with no rebound or guarding and a negative Rovsing's sign.
Radiologic assessment was standardized in a sequential protocol that started with right lower quadrant ultrasound followed by pelvic ultrasound.
The classic presentation of acute appendicitis involves the orchestrated complaint of vague periumbilical pain that localizes to the right lower quadrant and is accompanied by anorexia, nausea and emesis.
This patient was at 18 weeks' gestation and complained of acute right lower quadrant pain.
His abdomen was distended, with diffuse tenderness, guarding, and peritoneal signs in the right lower quadrant but with positive bowel sounds.
1,2) Clinical features include pain in the right lower quadrant, a palpable abdominal mass, and intermittent colicky pain.
She had right lower quadrant pain that was intermittent, with no past medical or surgical history of such pain.
The right lower quadrant port is similarly placed, and then the right upper quadrant port, with the distance between the two right ports being at least one handbreadth (10 cm) in a medial direction.