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There Is Right Lower Quadrant Pain: What Does ThatMean?

  DATE: Friday, December 05 2003
  START TIME: 08:30 AM
  END TIME: 10:00 AM
  LOCATION: Room E451A
  CODE: RC810B
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John McGahan MD
Sacramento , CA
 

Keywords
Abdomen, acute conditions
Appendicitis
Crohn disease
Walks Thru Week
Ultrasound
Gastrointestinal
 
Learning Objectives: 1) To familiarize radiologists with the normal and pathological US anatomy in the right lower quadrant. 2) To identify the specific advantages of US over CT in acute right lower abdominal pain. 3) To review US pitfalls which may lead to an unnecessary operation or ill advised delay of necessary surgery.