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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Ultrasound performed of the right upper quadrant of the abdomen (Figure 2) shows layering of the gallbladder wall.
Right upper quadrant pain can rule out the diagnosis of appendicitis, and mostly suggests cholecystitis, gastritis, duodenal ulcer, and other liver or gallbladder pathologies; therefore, we wanted to present this unusual case in detail.
1 [degrees]C), and his abdomen was soft with tenderness in the right upper quadrant and epigastric region.
The stomach was radiologically normal and was located in the right upper quadrant.
In our case, the patient had 2 days of nausea and worsening epigastric and right upper quadrant pain, and was believed to have biliary colic.
Abdominal ultrasonography showed focal bowel wall thickening in the right upper quadrant, including the duodenum, suggesting bowel wall oedema or intramural haemorrhage (Figure-1)
Patients may present with biliary pain or a firm palpable mass in the right upper quadrant.
On examination there was tenderness in the right upper quadrant of his abdomen.
Pneumotic reduction was attempted under fluoroscopy, but air passage from the cecum into the ileum was not observed and manual reduction was performed by right upper quadrant transverse incision.
A 58-year-old woman referred to our clinic with complaints of dull, non-radiating right upper quadrant abdominal pain with no major alleviating factors and non-bloody emesis for about 4 weeks duration.
Patients usually present with a constant dull pain in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen which may be referred to the scapular region or the right shoulder.
Ultrasound exam (Figure 2) of the right upper quadrant revealed a heterogeneous mass with no internal blood flow and confirmed the arterial and venous connections noted on the CT scan.

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