epigastrium


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epigastrium

[‚ep·ə′gas·trē·əm]
(anatomy)
(invertebrate zoology)
The ventral side of mesothorax and metathorax in insects.
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On, palpation, tenderness with guarding, rebound and rigidity was elicited over the epigastrium and left upper quadrant.
His abdominal pain was of rapid onset and localised to the epigastrium and left upper quadrant.
I employed intradermal injections (welts, quaddles) of neural therapy (6), (7) (see diagram) over the epigastrium, GB acupuncture point (GB-24), back shu points (BI 18-19), GB 21 on top of the shoulder, and ah shi points (cause pain with palpation - "oh sh_t" points) over the liver and GB area employing 1 % procaine with no epinephrine buffered to a pH of 7 with potassium hydroxide and Spascupreel from Heel Company.
An obese 46-year-old woman was referred from a secondary hospital with acute-onset, severe upper abdominal pain of 2 days' duration, which started at the epigastrium and became generalised.
A well-trained research assistant downloaded ECG data and set up the ECG for a new daily run by reattaching the seven leads (V1 to V6 locations on the epigastrium and one reference electrode).
Patients typically present with pain localized along the course of the esophagus followed by fever, dysphagia, tachycardia, tachypnea, or pain throughout the neck, chest, epigastrium, and upper abdomen.
Ultrasonography of the abdomen revealed tumour of the pancreas in one patient as he presented with palpable mass in the epigastrium, and nodular lesions in the liver in another patient.
60 Table 5 Side effect of profile of Dia-No (n = 94) Side Effect n Nausea 2 Vomiting 1 Loss of appetite 2 Burning epigastrium 1 Liver dysfunction 0 Renal dysfunction 0
A gurgling sound can be heard over the epigastrium when air is injected through a tube, regardless of its size and port configuration (of course, this "auscultatory method" is not reliable).
Noah told SANA's correspondent that the patient was complaining from abdominal pains accompanied by recurring constipation and increase in the size of the abdomen, and the symptoms developed into acute pain and recurring vomiting, and an ultrasound revealed a large lump filling the abdominal cavity from the pelvis to the epigastrium.
Self-injuries by region Region Purported Documented Per region injuries injuries * total Right neck 0 2 2 Left neck 0 1 1 Right shoulder 0 1 1 Mid, upper thorax 0 2 2 Epigastrium 0 3 3 Umbilical region 0 24 24 Hypogastrium 0 3 3 Abdomen, unspecified 47 9 56 Total, abdomen 47 37 84 Other or general 3 ([dagger]) 4 ([double dagger]) 7 Total self-injuries 50 49 99 * Over the course of 27 acute admissions from January 2010 to October 2014.