Difference between revisions of "Left upper quadrant abdominal pain"

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==Differential Diagnosis==
 
==Differential Diagnosis==
 
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{{DDX LUQ}}
  
 
==Workup==
 
==Workup==
 
*CBC
 
*CBC
 
*Chem
 
*Chem
*LFTs
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*[[LFTs]]
 
*Lipase
 
*Lipase
 
*Coags
 
*Coags
*UA
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*[[Urinalysis]]
 
*Urine pregnancy (females)
 
*Urine pregnancy (females)
*?ECG (if >50 or at risk for cardiac disease)
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*?[[ECG]] (if >50 or at risk for cardiac disease)
 
*?[[RUQ US]]
 
*?[[RUQ US]]
*?CXR
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*?[[CXR]]
 
**Consider if at risk for perforated ulcer
 
**Consider if at risk for perforated ulcer
  
 
==Management==
 
==Management==
 
*Treat underlying disease process
 
*Treat underlying disease process
*Consider GI cocktail
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*Consider GI cocktail ([[Bismuth subsalicylate|Maalox]] Plus/[[Lidocaine]] Viscous 2%/Donnatol)
  
 
==Disposition==
 
==Disposition==
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==External Links==
 
==External Links==
  
==Sources==
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==References==
 
<references/>
 
<references/>
  
 
[[Category:GI]]
 
[[Category:GI]]
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[[Category:Symptoms]]

Latest revision as of 15:23, 14 September 2019

Background

  • This page outlines the general approach to adult LUQ pain

Clinical Features

Differential Diagnosis

Left upper quadrant abdominal pain

Workup

  • CBC
  • Chem
  • LFTs
  • Lipase
  • Coags
  • Urinalysis
  • Urine pregnancy (females)
  • ?ECG (if >50 or at risk for cardiac disease)
  • ?RUQ US
  • ?CXR
    • Consider if at risk for perforated ulcer

Management

  • Treat underlying disease process
  • Consider GI cocktail (Maalox Plus/Lidocaine Viscous 2%/Donnatol)

Disposition

  • Disposition per underlying disease process

See Also

External Links

References