Cuadrantes abdominales

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Debido a que el área abdominal contiene muchos órganos diferentes, está dividida en áreas más pequeñas. Un método de división utiliza un plano sagital medio y un plano transversal que pasa a través del ombligo en ángulos rectos. Este método divide el abdomen en cuatro cuadrantes y el personal médico se puede referir fácilmente a dichos cuadrantes cuando describe un dolor o una lesión con relación a una víctima.

Cuadrantes abdominales

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  • Last reviewed on 7/16/2011
  • Jacob L. Heller, MD, MHA, Emergency Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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