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Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more


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Where is the location of the pancreas in my abdomen?

Where is the location of the pancreas in my abdomen?

Pancreas : The pancreas is in the retroperitoneum in the upper abdomen. It runs transversely from the duodenum to the spleen. It makes up the back wall of the lesser sac behind the stomach and it contains the highway of vessels going to the intestines and spleen and then back to the liver. ...Read more

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Where is the heart located in the left chest?

Where is the heart located in the left chest?

Left Chest: Heart os located in left chest area under breast tissue, chest muscles and rib cage. ...Read more

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Why is a transplanted kidney located in the lower part of the abdomen?

Why is a transplanted kidney located in the lower part of the abdomen?

R or L lower quad: The old kidneys are not removed and the transplant is usually placed in right or left lower quadrant in the abdomen. For the transplanted kidney to function it needs to have an artery and a vein for blood supply. The renal artery and vein are usually connected to the recipient's external iliac artery and vein. The urine needs to be transpported via ureter to the recipients's bladder. ...Read more

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Where is the lymph nodes located in abdomen?

Where is the lymph nodes located in abdomen?

Throughout: Lymph nodes tend to cluster next to blood vessels that "feed" all the abdominal organs. There are hundreds of lymph nodes within the abdominal cavity, the retroperitoneum (the area by the spine behind the intestines), the pelvis, and the groin. In fact, there all lymph nodes throughout the body (except the brain and eye). ...Read more

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Where is the pancreas located in the body?

Where is the pancreas located in the body?

Curves rnd duodenum.: This organ curves around the duodenum, which is below and to the right of your stomach. It is nearly in the center of your body/abdomen. ...Read more

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Where is the gallbladder located on the female body?

Where is the gallbladder located on the female body?

Right Side: The gallbladder in both males and females is located under the liver. It is usually located closed to the bottom of the right rib cage on the abdomen. ...Read more

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Where is the larynx located in neck?

Where is the larynx located in neck?

Center, front: The larynx is the location of the voice and windpipe open and closure tissue. In males it is a prominent bump on the from of the middle of the neck. It is less prominent in females. Put your thumb and forefinger in the middle of the neck in a grasping position and hum and you will feel the vibration from the larynx. ...Read more

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Where is your liver? Is it near the ribs or near the belly button? What would cause upper right stomach discomfort?

Where is your liver? Is it near the ribs or near the belly button? What would cause upper right stomach discomfort?

Liver: Your liver is normally in the upper right portion of your abdomen. Pain in the right upper area can be caused by many issues including liver, gallbladder, and other problems. Please consult with a physician if you have significant pain in the abdomen, regardless of location. ...Read more

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What is the internal organ located just above the navel?

What is the internal organ located just above the navel?

Intestines: Your intestines, mainly the large intestine (colon) that is right above your umbilicus. ...Read more

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What organs are in the left lower quadrant of the abdomen?

What organs are in the left lower quadrant of the abdomen?

Very few: Your descending and sigmoid colon. Your left oviduct and ovary, if you were a woman. Depending on whether or not there are large fibroids, or a baby, the uterus may sit in the left lower quadrant. ...Read more

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Where in the body is the pancreas located?

Where in the body is the pancreas located?

Deep in the belly: The pancreas is located in the upper abdomen, behind the stomach, and in front of the spine. On the right side, the pancreas is bounded by the duodenum (small intestine), and on the left side it is bounded by the spleen. There are several very large blood vessels that touch the pancreas as well. This challenging anatomy demands that a specialist operate on the pancreas. ...Read more

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Where is the trachea located?

Where is the trachea located?

Trachea: The trachea goes from the voice box down to the lungs. ...Read more

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Strong pain on the upper right front.. Is this the liver area?

Strong pain on the upper right front.. Is this the liver area?

Yes, and gallbladder: The liver is in the upper right abdomen, but so is the gallbladder. It is more common to have pain from gallbladder issues than liver issues. Gallbladder pain usually starts suddenly, is very severe then may slowly go away. If the pain is severe, you should get this checked by a doctor. ...Read more

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Where is the lungs located in the back?

Where is the lungs located in the back?

under ribs: The lungs in the front and back are inside the rib cage. This is why doctors will place a stethoscope on the back as well as the front to evaluate the function of the lungs. ...Read more

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Where is the small intestine located?

Where is the small intestine located?

Abdomen: The approximately 20 feet of small intestine is coiled up in your abdomen (belly). It starts at the end of your stomach (the actual organ is not the same as your abdomen) and ends where it joins the colon. ...Read more

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Where is the gracilis located in the body?

Where is the gracilis located in the body?

The gracilis: is a muscle located along the inner thigh. ...Read more