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RUQ

right upper quadrant

LUQ

left upper quadrant

RLQ

right lower quadrant

LLQ

left lower quadrant

umbilical region

the centermost region deep to and surrounding the umbilicus (navel)

epigastric region

located superior to the umbilical region

hypogastric region

located inferior to the umbilical region

right iliac or inguinal region

located lateral to the hypogastric region; superior part of the hip bone;

right lumbar

lateral to the umbilical region (right)

left lumbar

lateral the umbilical region (left)

left iliac or inguinal region

located lateral to the hypogastric region; superior part of the hip bone (left)

right hypochondriac region

lies lateral to the epigastric region (right)

left hypochondriac region

lies lateral to the epigastric region (left)

organs in right hypochondriac region

liver and galbladder

organs in left hypochondriac region

diaphragm

organs in epigastric region

stomach

organs in right lumbar region

ascending colon of large intestine

organs in umbilical region

small intestine

organs in left lumbar region

descending colon of large intestine

organs in right iliac/inguinal region

appendix

organs in hypogastric region

urinary bladder

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