Right upper quadrant abdominal pain

Background

  • This page outlines the general approach to RUQ pain

Differential Diagnosis

RUQ Pain

Workup

  • CBC
  • Chem
  • LFTs
  • Lipase
  • Coags
  • Urinalysis
  • Urine pregnancy (females)
  • Biliary ultrasound
  • ?CXR
    • Consider if at risk for perforated ulcer
  • ?ECG
    • If may be cardiac in nature

Management

  • Treat underlying disease process

Disposition

  • Disposition per underlying disease process

See Also

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominal Pain (Peds)

References

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