Right-Lower Quadrant Abdominal Pain Differential Diagnosis Medical Mnemonics

Conditions such as appendicitis, hernia, kidney problems, reproductive system problems, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), indigestion, and gas can all cause pain on the right side of the abdomen. (Source)

How To Remember The Right-Lower Quadrant Abdominal Pain Differential Diagnosis

Right-Lower Quadrant Abdominal Pain Differential Diagnosis

  • Appendicitis/ Abscess
  • PID/ Period
  • Pancreatitis
  • Ectopic/ Endometriosis
  • Neoplasia
  • Diverticulitis
  • Intussusception
  • Crohns Disease/ Cyst (ovarian)
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Torsion (ovary)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Stones

Mnemonic: “APPENDICITIS

 

Mind Map / Concept Map /Memory Aid/ Mnemonic To Remember Right-Lower Quadrant Abdominal Pain Differential Diagnosis

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