epigastrium


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

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The only palpable right ventricular impulse was a minimal one felt in the epigastrium with deep inspiration.
He was admitted to the hospital on the second day of illness with low fever and tender epigastrium.
She had a tender epigastrium on deep palpation but no rebound, mass or ascites.
Physical examination revealed tenderness in the epigastrium and a 6-cm mass in the left chest wall.
Since the umbilicus marks the aortic bifurcation, the presence of a pulsatile mass >3 cm wide in the epigastrium suggests an aneurysm and should be followed by a more accurate confirmatory test such as ultrasound or CT scan.
limpidus limpidus scorpion sting includes diverse manifestations associated with acute pancreatitis such as epigastrium pain and vomiting, which, when present, are considered as serious symptoms.
A large mass was palpable in the epigastrium and right upper quadrant.
Her vital signs were normal; abdominal examination was consistent with a 31-week gravid uterus but revealed tenderness at the epigastrium without guarding or rebound.
Physical examination revealed normal vital signs, tender epigastrium without guarding or rebound tenderness.
Cecal volvulus classically manifests as a kidney-shaped mass in the left upper quadrant or epigastrium (10) and sigmoid volvulus as an inverted "U" arising vertically or obliquely from the pelvis or as three curved lines converging toward the pelvis.
It is initially located in the epigastrium but quickly spreads throughout the abdomen.
His abdomen was soft and not distended but was tender in the right upper quadrant and epigastrium.
13) Fever, abdominal tenderness usually in the epigastrium or right upper quadrant, and enlarged liver on palpation are common physical findings.
On admission the patient was haemodynamically stable with a pulsatile, non-tender mass palpable in the epigastrium and tenderness in the left iliac fossa.