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77 Possible Causes for Abdominal Mass in the Right Lower Quadrant

  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

    Abstract A case report is presented of a 16-year old female who had a history of abdominal distention due to 5,000 ml ascites as a serious complication of pelvic inflammatory disease. She made an uneventful recovery after exploratory laparotomy and removal of the right inflamed and dilated Fallopian tube.[]

  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

    OBJECTIVE: To report a case of triplet pregnancy after metformin treatment only, in a woman with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and a family history of twin pregnancies. DESIGN: Case report and literature review. SETTING: Gynecologic endocrinology clinic, tertiary federal hospital. PATIENT(S): A white, lean,[…][]

  • Endometriosis

    BACKGROUND: A distended, mucous-filled appendix is known as an appendiceal mucocele. They are a rare form of an appendiceal mass and develop from both benign and malignant processes. Mucoceles can develop secondarily to an obstruction, such as from a fecalith, scarring or, rarely, endometriosis. Only 12 cases of[…][]

  • Appendiceal Abscess

    On the fourth day of admission, a palpable right lower quadrant abdominal mass with local tenderness was found.[] She had a 10-month history of intermittent abdominal pain in the right lower quadrant. Initial laparotomy revealed an abscess in that quadrant. The abscess was drained.[] […] pain in the right lower quadrant (RLQ).[]

  • Intraperitoneal Abscess in the Right Lower Quadrant

    Abstract An 80-year-old-woman was admitted to our department due to appearance of a mass in the right lower quadrant of the abdomen, with high fever and abdominal pain.[]

  • Ovarian Cystic Teratoma

    Abstract We report a rare case of malignant melanoma arising in a cystic teratoma of the ovary occurring in a 60-year-old woman who died in four months despite the combined treatment administrated (surgery and chemotherapy). Diagnosis of ovarian melanoma was confirmed by immunohistochemical positivity to S-100[…][]

  • Adenocarcinoma of the Colon

    Abstract The authors report an unusual case of adenocarcinoma of the colon metastasizing to the foot. The initial diagnosis of osteomyelitis based on clinical, radiographic, and radionuclide uptake findings led to improper prolonged treatment, resulting in a major complication. A diagnostic biopsy of the involved bone[…][]

  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma

    Abstract In a 50-year-old male with an incidentally discovered hepatocellular carcinoma, a congenital extrahepatic portosystemic shunt with the absence of the portal vein (Abernethy syndrome) was diagnosed by imaging. This study aims to discuss the variant anatomy relevant to this splanchnic vascular malformation,[…][]

  • Cecal Adenocarcinoma

    BACKGROUND: The vast majority of uterine cervical malignancies are primary carcinomas, and secondary neoplasms that metastasize to the uterine cervix from a distant organ are uncommon. Although relatively rare, metastases to the uterine cervix from a primary colon cancer have been reported. We report a rare[…][]

  • Endometrioma

    Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Feb;212(2):248.e1-2. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2014.09.006. Epub 2014 Sep 16. Author information 1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Advanced Laparoscopy and Pelvic Pain, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC. Electronic address: 2 Department of[…][]

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