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*  Abdominal guarding
Guarding is a characteristic finding in the physical examination for an abruptly painful abdomen (an acute abdomen) with ... Abdominal guarding is the tensing of the abdominal wall muscles to guard inflamed organs within the abdomen from the pain of ...
*  Valentino's syndrome
In medicine, Valentino's syndrome is pain presenting in the right lower quadrant of the abdomen caused by a duodenal ulcer with ...
*  McBurney's point
... is the name given to the point over the right side of the abdomen that is one-third of the distance from the ...
*  Bowel obstruction
Vomiting may occur before constipation.[citation needed] In large bowel obstruction, the pain is felt lower in the abdomen and ... Diagnosis of the type of bowel obstruction is normally conducted through initial plain radiograph of the abdomen, luminal ... Depending on the level of obstruction, bowel obstruction can present with abdominal pain, swollen abdomen, abdominal distension ... X-rays of the abdomen, CT scanning, and/or ultrasound. If a mass is identified, biopsy may determine the nature of the mass. ...
*  Abdominal pain
Common causes of pain in the abdomen include gastroenteritis and irritable bowel syndrome. About 10% of people have a more ... Such tests include: Computed tomography of the abdomen/pelvis Abdominal or pelvic ultrasound Endoscopy and/or colonoscopy The ... Acute abdomen can be defined as severe, persistent abdominal pain of sudden onset that is likely to require surgical ... after some time moves to lower right abdomen) Upper right abdominal pain Liver (caused by hepatomegaly due to fatty liver, ...
*  Abdominal trauma
The small intestine takes up a large part of the abdomen and is likely to be damaged in penetrating injury. The bowel may be ... Abdominal trauma is an injury to the abdomen. It may be blunt or penetrating and may involve damage to the abdominal organs. ... People injured in motor vehicle collisions may present with a "seat belt sign," bruising on the abdomen along the site of the ... Kidney lacerations may be associated with urinoma or leakage of urine into the abdomen. A shattered kidney is one with multiple ...
*  Liver injury
... may take place which is used to find free floating fluid in the right upper quadrant and left lower quadrant of the abdomen. ...
*  Laparotomy
The most common incision for laparotomy a vertical incision in the middle of the abdomen which follows the linea alba. The ... white line of the abdomen) Pick up peritoneum, confirm that there is no bowel adhesion (intestinal adhesion) Nick peritoneum ...
*  Acute abdomen
... of the ischemic variety is usually due to: A thromboembolism from the left side of the heart, such as may be ... An acute abdomen refers to a sudden, severe abdominal pain. It is in many cases a medical emergency, requiring urgent and ... Acute ischemic abdomen is a surgical emergency. Typically, treatment involves removal of the region of the bowel that has ... The differential diagnoses of acute abdomen include but are not limited to: Acute appendicitis Acute peptic ulcer and its ...
*  Gastrointestinal perforation
In any case, the abdomen becomes rigid with tenderness and rebound tenderness. After some time the abdomen becomes silent and ... Patient stops passing flatus and motion, abdomen is distended. The symptoms of esophageal rupture may include sudden onset of ... Langell, JT; Mulvihill, SJ (May 2008). "Gastrointestinal perforation and the acute abdomen". The Medical clinics of North ... In intestinal perforation, pain starts from the site of perforation and spreads across the abdomen. Gastrointestinal ...
*  Abdomen
The abdomen is sometimes highly modified. In Apocrita (bees, ants and wasps), the first segment of the abdomen is fused to the ... A scaphoid abdomen is when the abdomen is sucked inwards. In a newborn, it may represent a diaphragmatic hernia. In general, it ... Another way of dividing the abdomen is by using 4 quadrants: The invertebrate abdomen is built up of a series of upper plates ... Abdomen. (n.d.). Dictionary.com Unabridged (v 1.1). Accessed: 22 Oct 2007 Abdomen. Dictionary.com. The American Heritage ...
*  Quadrant (abdomen)
The human abdomen is divided into regions by anatomists and physicians for purposes of study, diagnosis, and therapy. In the ... The left lower quadrant (LLQ) of the human abdomen is the area left of the midline and below the umbilicus. The LLQ includes ...
*  Linea alba (abdomen)
The white line (Latin: linea alba) is a fibrous structure that runs down the midline of the abdomen in humans and other ... Surface anatomy of the front of the thorax and abdomen. Linea alba Linea nigra skel&wallsabd at The Anatomy Lesson by Wesley ...
*  Computed tomography of the abdomen and pelvis
For example, in the abdomen and pelvis, there are several indications for non-contrast imaging. These include: evaluation of ... The most common technique is to perform portal venous phase imaging in the abdomen and pelvis (approximately 60-90 seconds ... Multidetector CT (MDCT) can clearly delineate anatomic structures in the abdomen, which is critical in the diagnosis of ... and has largely replaced conventional angiography due to the lower risk profile and ability to survey the entire abdomen. ...
*  Crustacean
"Abdomen". Crustacean Glossary. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. Retrieved 2016-09-10. "Cephalothorax". Crustacean ... The abdomen bears pleopods, and ends in a telson, which bears the anus, and is often flanked by uropods to form a tail fan. The ... and the pleon or abdomen. The head and thorax may be fused together to form a cephalothorax, which may be covered by a single ...
*  Charaxes cynthia
Body golden brown; abdomen pale; head and prothorax reddish; palpi white externally. Underside-front wings reddish grey, ...
*  Pheochromocytoma
CT abdomen. Pheochromocytoma. CT abdomen. In adults, approximately 80% of pheochromocytomas are unilateral and solitary, 10% ... and abdomen can help localize the tumor. Tumors can also be located using an MIBG scan, which is scintigraphy using iodine-123- ...
*  Scopula helcita
Head, thorax, and abdomen black, the two last having a row of white spots running along the middle, and another on each side ... Abdomen yellow. Wings coloured and marked as on the upper side. Margins of the wings entire. Wing-span nearly 3½ inches (87 mm ...
*  Hepalastis pumilio
Abdomen brown. Legs with two pairs of spurs of equal length. Forewings cleft from two thirds, yellowish red-brown. Markings ...
*  Eudocima phalonia
Abdomen orange. Fore wings reddish brown, usually with a greenish tinge and irrorated with dark specks. An oblique antemedial ...
*  Stictoptera cucullioides
The larvae is fat, slightly tumid at the posterior end and with a berry-shaped swelling over the anterior part of the abdomen ... Abdomen fuscous. Fore wings greyish brown with numerous indistinct waved line. Orbicular and reniform stigmata indistinct, ...
*  Melangyna cincta
Elongate abdomen. See references for determination. The male genitalia are figured by Dusek and Laska (1967). The larva is ...
*  Oraesia emarginata
A white streak can be seen on vein 2. Abdomen and hind wings fuscous. Larva dark violet brown in color with a sub-dorsal series ... Abdomen fuscous. Fore wings reddish brown suffused with purple. Numerous indistinct slightly waved oblique lines present. A ...
*  Alucita flaviserta
Abdomen whitish. Forewings are white with a blackish semioval spot at costa near the base. Markings are ochreous-yellow. The ...
*  Fascellina
Abdomen stout. Hind tibia not dilated. Fore wings with arched costa towards apex. Vein 3 from close to angle of cell and vein 5 ...