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Abdomen Questions and Answers (Q&A)

S. Hughes
Answered: May 31, 2018
Appendicitis is an infection that is a medical emergency that almost always requires prompt surgery to remove the appendix. Symptoms can be abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, lack of appetite and...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 28, 2020
Ask client to empty bladder

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 28, 2020
Protuberant-a protuberant (bulging, stretched) abdomen is caused by conditions such as pregnancy, obesity, or ascites. a rounded abdomen is not as stretched or bulging as a protuberant abdomen and...Read More

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Christian Jackson, Content Developer
Answered: Jan 09, 2019
Borborygmi is just one of several types of sounds known “bowel sounds.” The movement of the intestines causes abdominal sounds as they push food through. The intestines are hollow, so...Read More

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E.Ruth
Answered: Feb 19, 2018
C. Deep in the upper abdomen and is not normally palpable The pancreas is an organ that can be found in the endocrine and digestive system of vertebrates. In the human body, the pancreas i...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 28, 2020
Transverse colon-the fundus of the gallbladder is in contact with the transverse colon and thus gallstones erode through the posterior wall of the gallbladder and enter the transverse colon. they...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 28, 2020
Dorsal root ganglion-cell bodies of the abdominal pain fibers are located in the dorsal root ganglion. the lateral horn of the spinal cord contains cell bodies of sympathetic preganglionic nerve...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 28, 2020
Parasympathetic postganglionic neuron cell bodies

Aganglionic megacolon (Hirschsprungs disease) is caused by the absence of enteric ganglia (parasympathetic postganglionic neuron cell...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 28, 2020
Dorsal pancreatic artery-the pancreas is a retroperitoneal organ, except for a small portion of its tail. the dorsal pancreatic artery would be the infected artery because it arises from the splenic...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 28, 2020
Visible peristaltic waves-2. abdominal respirations-3. increased tympany with percussion-4. "potbelly" appearance-visible peristaltic waves - these are usually more visible in infants and children...Read More

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Carice Snow, Motivator
Answered: Dec 18, 2018
The abdominal internal oblique muscle is located in the wall of the abdomen. There are a few other muscles around the abdominal internal oblique muscle and they are the external oblique muscle...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 28, 2020
Lower intercostal nerves-pain sensation originating from peritoneal irritation by gastric contents in the lesser sac is carried by lower intercostals nerves. the vagus nerves carry sensory fibers...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 28, 2020
Hepatopancreatic ampulla

The pyloric canal and the neck of the pancreas are situated anterior to the abdominal aorta between the origin of the celiac trunk and the superior mesenteric...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 28, 2020
Drains bile into the second part of the duodenum-the bile duct is formed by union of the common hepatic and cystic ducts, lies lateral to the proper hepatic artery and anterior to the portal vein in...Read More

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