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8 Possible Causes for Right Lower Intercostal Tenderness

  • Amebic Lung Abscess

    Right lower intercostal tenderness may be elicited, particularly posteriorly (84-90%). Weight loss is noted in 33-50%.[emedicine.medscape.com] Breath sounds may be diminished at the right lung base, and rales may be heard.[emedicine.medscape.com] Amebic liver abscess may present with fever (85-90% of cases) and tender hepatomegaly (30-50%).[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Amebic Liver Abscess

    A 43-year-old Filipino male was admitted to a Manila hospital with a 1 month history of epigastric pain and fever, and was found to have a palpable epigastric mass. Computerized tomography revealed a large hepatic abscess which serologically was shown to be amebic. Chemotherapy resulted in clinical cure and an initial[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Liver Abscess

    We present a rare case of invasive liver abscess syndrome due to Klebsiella pneumoniae (K. pneumoniae) with metastatic meningitis and septic shock. A previously healthy, 55-year-old female patient developed fever, liver abscess, septic shock, purulent meningitis and metastatic hydrocephalus. Upon admission, the clinical[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Lung Abscess

    A lung abscess is a purulent cavity located in the pulmonary parenchyma that is delimited to surrounding tissue by a capsule built up in the course of abscess formation. Abscess formation is not a rapid process and symptoms develop in the course of weeks or even months, particularly if provoked by anaerobic[…][symptoma.com]

  • Empyema

    Pleural empyema Synonyms Pyothorax, purulent pleuritis, lung empyema CT chest showing large right sided hydro-pneumothorax from pleural empyema . Arrows A: air, B: fluid Specialty Pulmonology Symptoms Fever, chest pain with breathing in, cough, shortness of breath Causes Bacteria (often Strep. pneumonia) Diagnostic[…][en.wikipedia.org]

  • Subphrenic Abscess

    Subphrenic abscess is a disease characterized by an accumulation of infected fluid between the diaphragm , liver , and spleen . [1] This abscess develops after surgical operations like splenectomy . Presents with cough, increased respiratory rate with shallow respiration, diminished or absent breath sounds, hiccups,[…][en.wikipedia.org]

  • Acute Amebic Dysentery

    Right lower intercostal tenderness may be elicited, particularly posteriorly (84-90%). Weight loss is noted in 33-50%.[emedicine.medscape.com] Breath sounds may be diminished at the right lung base, and rales may be heard.[emedicine.medscape.com] Amebic liver abscess may present with fever (85-90% of cases) and tender hepatomegaly (30-50%).[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Amebic Abscess

    Pain- is usually felt over the right lower intercostal spaces but the site of pain is usually related to the location of hepatic abscess. 6.  Superior surface abscess may[slideshare.net] […] cause pain referred to the right shoulder  Tender hepatomegaly is often seen, tenderness and rigidity is felt just below the right costal margin.[slideshare.net]

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