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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A non diabetic, non hypertensive immunocompetent middle aged woman from good socioeconomic background presented with intermittent low grade fever, pain in left hypochondriac region and progressive weight loss for about 2 months.
ON INSPECTION--Fullness was noted in the left hypochondriac region extending into epigastric, umbilical and left lumbar region.
Systemic Examination: Per abdomen examination revealed a smooth, non-tender, large mass with ill-defined borders occupying most of the left lumbar and hypochondriac regions.