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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Left iliac fossa

This region contains descending colon, sigmoid colon

Pain/tenderness can be caused by diverticulitis, volvulus, colonic cancer, pelvic abscess, abnormality of the right hip, urinary tract infection, right testicular cancer in cryptorchidism. In the female it includes torsion of ovarian cyst, salpingitis and ectopic pregnancy. It includes Crohn's disease and diverticulitis.

 

Pain in the right iliac fossa of the abdomen may suggest any of the following

 

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Roll over mouse to palpate the left iliac fossa showing descending colon, sigmoid colon

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