What organs are in the right upper quadrant?
The organs within your RUQ are your:
- Part of the pancreas.
- Duodenum and some other parts of your large and small bowel.
- Right kidney (at the back behind the other organs).
What organ is located in the right hypochondriac region?
The right hypochondriac region contains: liver (right lobe), gallbladder, hepatic duct, and right colic angle. The right lumbar region contains the ascending colon and the right kidney when cecum and appendix lie in the right iliac region.
What organs are found in the right lateral region?
The right upper quadrant contains the right portion of the liver, the gallbladder, right kidney, a small portion of the stomach, the duodenum, the head of the pancreas, portions of the ascending and transverse colon, and parts of small intestine.
What causes pain in the right hypochondriac region?
In the right hypochondriac region, pain and tenderness can be associated with gallbladder diseases such as cholelithiasis or cholecystitis. These patients can present with right upper quadrant (RUQ) pain after eating fatty foods. Duodenal ulcers are associated with pain in the RUQ and right hypochondriac region.
When should I be worried about upper right side pain?
Pain in the right upper quadrant can be a sign of a serious health condition. If you have the following symptoms, you should go to the hospital right away: Severe pain. Fast heartbeat.
In which quadrant is the gallbladder located?
Your gallbladder is a small, pear-shaped organ in your upper right abdomen.
What abdominal region is the gallbladder in?
The Upper Abdomen Region 1 is known as the right hypochondriac region. This area is home to organs such as the liver, gallbladder, right kidney, and small intestine.
Why do I have a lump on my right side of my stomach?
In most cases, a lump is caused by a hernia. An abdominal hernia is when the abdominal cavity structures push through a weakness in your abdominal wall muscles. Usually, this can be easily corrected with surgery. In rarer cases, the lump may be an undescended testicle, a harmless hematoma, or a lipoma.
What does gallbladder pain feel like and where is it located?
Sudden and rapidly intensifying pain in the center of your abdomen, just below your breastbone. Back pain between your shoulder blades. Pain in your right shoulder. Nausea or vomiting.
Is your gallbladder near your liver?
Your gallbladder is located in the upper right part of your abdomen (belly). It sits just under your liver.
Where on the body is gallbladder pain felt?
When your gallbladder gets inflamed and swollen, symptoms include pain in your belly, including the area just above your stomach. You also may feel an ache in your back or right shoulder blade. Usually, an ultrasound and other imaging tests can diagnose it.
Can you pull a muscle in your upper abdomen?
An abdominal muscle strain, or pulled stomach muscle, is often an overuse injury. It occurs when muscles in the stomach stretch or tear. Football and tennis players are prone to this injury. But anyone can strain the abdominal muscles.