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What would you expect to find on abdominal examination?

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A 22 y/o celebrity with a known history of intravenous drug use presents to the ER for evaluation of a 5-day history of nausea, emesis, and RUQ abdominal pain. On general survey, he appears ill and his skin is distinctly yellow. He has a temperature of 102.5 degrees F and a heart rate of 112 BPM. You provisionally diagnose him with acute hepatitis.

A. Liver EDGE is tender and 4-5 finger breadths below the RCM
B. Liver EDGE is nonpalpable
C. Liver EDGE is tender and 1 finger breadth below the RCM
D. Liver EDGE is nontender and 4-5 finger breadths below the RCM

This question is part of PD Abdomen Quiz Part 2
Asked by Bikisoucy, Last updated: Mar 26, 2020

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered Jan 20, 2017

Liver edge is tender and 4-5 finger breadths below the RCM
 

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