Adrenal gland examination

This is performed with the examination of the kidneys at the left and right flanks. Bimanual palpation is very useful  to go with anterior abdominal wall palapation. They are first inspected, then palpated before percussion and finally auscultation.

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1 hypochrondriac (r,l) 2 lumbar  (flank-r, l)) 3 paraumbilical  4 Iliac (iliac fossa, r, l)) 5 suprapubic (hypogastric) 6 epigastric 7 left lateral line or midclavicular line 8 transpyloric plane (L1) 9 subcostal plane 10 transtubercular plane (L5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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