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What organ is on the left side about five inches below the breast at the edge of the rib cage?
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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
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In brief: There are a few...
The stomach, colon, and spleen are probably the 3 closest organs to the area you are describing.
The liver has a left lobe near here. Lastly, the small intestine can be found pretty close to this area, as well.

In brief: There are a few...
The stomach, colon, and spleen are probably the 3 closest organs to the area you are describing.
The liver has a left lobe near here. Lastly, the small intestine can be found pretty close to this area, as well.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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Dr. Michael Thompson
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Spleen
The spleen is not normally (or barely) palpated in the left upper quadrant (luq) of the abdomen.
It may be appreciable in thin people or if the spleen is enlarged.

In brief: Spleen
The spleen is not normally (or barely) palpated in the left upper quadrant (luq) of the abdomen.
It may be appreciable in thin people or if the spleen is enlarged.
Dr. Michael Thompson
Dr. Michael Thompson
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