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Right-upper-quadrant tenderness: tenderness in the RUQ which extends from the median plane to the right of the patient, and from the umbilical plane to the right ribcage. See detailed information below for a list of 35 causes of Right-upper-quadrant tenderness, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Medical Conditions associated with Right-upper-quadrant tenderness:
Pain symptoms (6458 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Upper abdominal symptoms (2707 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)
Symptoms related to Right-upper-quadrant tenderness:
Acute fatty liver of pregnancy, Cholangitis, Gallstones (43 causes), Hepatitis (42 causes), Malignancy, Muscular related to enlarging uterus, Often left sided as well, Pneumonia (241 causes), Preeclampsia
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