epigastrium

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the region lying on or over the stomach (just below the sternum)

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Two days after fever, he experienced pain in epigastric region of sever intensity without any relation to food, relieved slightly on bending forward without any radiation.
The clinical examination usually revealed mild tenderness in the epigastric region.
After six months on the waiting list, he developed episodes of chest pain originating either in the epigastric region or in the left hand and radiating to the left side of the chest and the entire left arm.
A large mass was palpable in the left epigastric region.
Pigtail catheters were placed under CT guidance into the abscess for surgical drainage, one catheter in the epigastric region and a second catheter in the right flank region cysts.
4] Sensations of nausea, butterflies in the stomach, gastrointestinal hypermotility or a rising sensation in the epigastric region are among the most common symptoms with significant localization to the right temporal lobe.