Right Hypochondriac

Definition of Right Hypochondriac:

The abdomen is the area between the chest and the hips.  Divided into a 3-by-3 grid, the upper-right abdomen lies behind the bottom half of the right rib cage.  This is also known as the right hypochondriac region or right hypochondrium.  It contains the liver, gallbladder, right kidney, small intestine, transverse colon, and ascending colon.

Also: Right Hypochondrium, Upper Right Abdomen, Upper Right Abdominal, Upper-Right Abdomen, Upper-Right Abdominal

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Gallbladder Cancer

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Gallbladder Disease

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“...Symptoms of liver abscess include ... Intense continuous or stabbing upper-right abdominal pain...”
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