RUQ

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RUQRight Upper Quadrant (medicine)
RUQRifle Unqualified
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A 19-year old woman presented to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC), a tertiary care hospital, on 12th July 2017, with epigastric and right upper quadrant pain.
Patients with signs and symptoms of Acute cholecystitis that is who are presenting with Right upper quadrant pain and Positive Murphy's sign on clinical examination.
Patients usually present with right upper quadrant and right flank area pain and discharging sinus.
To the Editor: A 58-year-old man with up to a 5-year history of cholecystolithiasis presented with a 1-day history of mild abdominal pain with tenderness in the right upper quadrant before this hospital admission.
Two hours later she developed acute onset of severe right upper quadrant pain that was not responsive to morphine.
On physical examination, slight tenderness was found in the right upper quadrant, without any rebound or Murphy's sign.
It was in her right upper quadrant radiating to her back.
Physical examination revealed periumbilical area, and right upper quadrant showed tenderness and defenses.
Liver: It is located in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen, below the diaphragm.
Physical examination revealed tenderness on the right upper quadrant. All blood investigations were normal except for total counts (15,600 cells/cum), presence of anti-hydatid cyst antibody (measured by ELISA), and blood eosinophilia (>5%).
She was febrile; physical examination revealed jaundice and right upper quadrant abdominal pain.
On physical examination, he was afebrile with normal vital signs, had a soft, non-distended abdomen with tenderness to palpation in the right upper quadrant. There was no rebound or guarding.
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