Right upper quadrant abdominal pain

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Background

Gallbladder anatomy (overview).
Gallbladder anatomy
  • This page outlines the general approach to RUQ pain

Clinical Features

Differential Diagnosis

RUQ Pain

Workup

  • CBC
  • Chem
  • LFTs
  • Lipase
  • Coags
  • Urinalysis
  • Urine pregnancy (females)
  • Biliary ultrasound
  • ?CXR
    • Consider if at risk for perforated ulcer
  • ?ECG
    • If may be cardiac in nature

Management

  • Treat underlying disease process

Disposition

  • Disposition per underlying disease process

See Also

External Links

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