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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Craniocaudally, the mass extended from epigastrium to pelvis.
To be in old age, existence of pain in thorax and epigastrium, history of two times vomiting, changes in ECG and a past history of hospitalization in CCU aroused doctor's suspicion to cardiac angina at first step and then peptic ulcer and chlolecystitis Furthermore, regarding the epigastric pain with coexistence of vomiting in addition of increasing the level of serum amylase a diagnosis of pancreatitis was made, However in esophageal perforation there is also an increase in serum amylase.
A multiorifice nasogastric tu- be of size 16 frenchguage was passed into the stomach and verified by auscultation over the epigastrium with 10ml air.
the epigastrium, abdomen, rib cage, lower back) to sense internal mechanisms (e.
They may feel pain in the larynx (if a foreign body is positioned in the upper parts of an oesophagus), behind the sternum, spreading towards the scapula or the epigastrium (if it is positioned in the lower parts) [6].
Non-homogenous parenchymal density, representative of liver parenchymal damage, and portal vein dilation with multiple collateral veins in the epigastrium, due to portal hypertension, were also evident (figure 1).
During abdominal examination the patient presented pain on palpation of the upper right quadrant and epigastrium, without presence of ascites or hepatomegaly.
She described the pain as starting in the epigastrium and moving to the right lower quadrant after 1 day.
Small bowel pain may radiate to the epigastrium or to the Periumbilical region, whereas large bowel pain may be more significant and radiate to the suprapubic area.
Functional Gallbladder and Sphincer of Oddi Disorders: Must include episodes of pain located in the epigastrium and right upper quadrant and all of the following: 1.
There was marked tenderness over the epigastrium, with guarding and rebound tenderness present.