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1

what is the correct abdominal exam order

inspection
auscultation
percussion
palpation

2

what quadrant: liver, gallbladder, pylorus, duodenum, head of pancreas, RT kidney, ascending and transverse colon

RUQ

3

what quadrant: stomach, spleen, left lobe of liver, body of pancreas, LT kidney, transverse and descending colon

LUQ

4

what quadrant: cecum, appendix, ascending colon, RT ovary, RT ureter

RLQ

5

what quadrant: sigmoid colon, descending colon, LT ovary, LT ureter

LLQ

6

part of the stomach passes through the esophageal hiatus in the diaphragm into the chest cavity

hiatal hernia with esophagitits

7

chronic circumscribed break in the duodenal mucosa that scars with healing

duodenal ulcer

8

chronic inflammatory disorder that can affect any part of the gastrointestinal tract, producing ulceration, fibrosis, and malabsorption
(ileum and colon most common)

crohn's disease

9

saclike mucosal out pouching through colonic muscle

diverticular disease

10

symptoms: began periumbilical or epigastric and migrate to the RLQ

appendicitis

11

stone formation in the gallbladder occurs when certain substances reach a high concentration in bile and produce crystals

cholelithiasis