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398 Possible Causes for Left Upper Quadrant Pain

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    We report the case of a 14-year-old boy who presented with fever, sore throat, left upper quadrant abdominal pain, and splenomegaly, with no history of recent trauma.[] : Spontaneous splenic infarction should be considered in the differential list of patients presenting with left upper quadrant abdominal pain and features of infectious mononucleosis[]

  • Appendicitis

    Although typically presenting as right lower-quadrant pain, in rare cases it may present as left upper-quadrant pain secondary to abnormal position due to intestinal malrotation[] A retrocecal appendicitis may present a variety of ways including low back pain, left sided pain and even right upper quadrant pain.[] Therefore, acute appendicitis should be considered in the differential diagnosis of left upper-quadrant abdominal pain.[]

  • Splenic Abscess

    When such patients have fever and left upper quadrant pain, splenic abscess should be considered.[] A 40-year-old woman was admitted to Nippon Medical School Hospital because of pyrexia and left upper quadrant pain, which had persisted despite antibiotic treatment.[] Fever, leukocytosis and left upper quadrant pain are suggestive, but the signs and symptoms of splenic abscesses are often non-specific.[]

  • Pancreatic Abscess

    We describe a 64-year-old Filipino woman who presented 2 weeks after elective cholecystectomy and pancreatic biopsy with left upper quadrant pain, abdominal distention, and[]

  • Splenic Vein Thrombosis

    Case 1, a 45-year-old male with sickle cell trait (HbS of 38.7%), presented with left upper quadrant pain after 5-hour flight and alcohol binge prior to flight.[]

  • Splenic Injury

    One patient was asymptomatic, the second developed left upper quadrant pain, and the third required emergency splenectomy.[] The most common symptom was left upper quadrant pain (58 %), and CT scan was found to be the most sensitive tool for diagnosis.[] *Generalized abdominal pain *Pain that localizes to the left upper quadrant *Pain in the left shoulder [Kehr's sign] *Lower-left rib (9-12) fractures H&P findings are neither[]

  • Splenitis

    A 25-year-old Hispanic male presented to the emergency room with complaints of severe left upper quadrant pain.[] Abstract A 25-year-old Hispanic male presented to the emergency room with complaints of severe left upper quadrant pain.[]

  • Splenic Infarction

    We report a 13-year-old male with HS who was referred to our hospital with a 4-day history of fever and left upper quadrant pain.[] We report the case of a 17-y-old boy diagnosed with infectious mononucleosis due to Epstein-Barr virus infection who complained of left upper quadrant pain.[] Most patients presented with fever, left upper quadrant pain and/or splenomegaly, but no specific symptoms or signs appear to predict underlying infarction.[]

  • Hypereosinophilic Syndrome

    Splenomegaly occurs in 40% of patients and should be suspected in patients complaining of left upper quadrant pain.[] Left upper quadrant pain may indicate splenomegaly, which occurs in about 40% of patients. Thrombotic episodes occur frequently and often present as neurologic symptoms.[] Common symptoms in these phases include chest pain, dyspnea, or orthopnea.[]

  • Payr's Syndrome

    Payr disease - constipation, with left upper quadrant pain.[] Synonym(s): splenic flexure syndrome Payr forceps Payr gastrectomy Payr membrane - a fold of peritoneum that crosses over the left flexure of the colon.[] […] splen·ic flex·ure syn·drome symptoms of pain, gas, bloating, a sense of fullness experienced in the left upper abdominal quadrant, sometimes beneath the ribs, in some instances[]

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