hypochondriac region


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hypochondriac region

[¦hī·pə¦kän·drē‚ak ‚rē·jən]
(anatomy)
The upper, lateral abdominal region just below the ribs on each side of the body.
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Physical examination revealed mild tenderness on deep palpation in epigastrium and right hypochondriac region.
Physical examination revealed nothing abnormal, but mild tenderness was found in the left hypochondriac region. Follow-up abdominal ultrasonography, performed 3 and 6 months after the initial ultrasonography, and MR, performed 6 months after the detection of splenic cyst, showed a moderate growth of the cyst (the cyst measured 6,24 x 6,07 x 5,96 cm in size) (Figure 1,2).
A 40 yr-old male presented with high grade, intermittent fever with chills and rigor for 2 wk and abdominal pain localised to left hypochondriac region for 4 days.