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Abdominopelvic Quadrants

Four Quadrants formed by two perpendicular lines that intersect at umbilicus

Right Upper Quadrant

Liver, gall bladder

Left Upper Quadrant

Stomach, Spleen

Right Lower Quadrant

Urinary bladder, appendix, cecum, ascending colon of Large Intestine, small intestine

Left Lower Quadrant

Transverse and descending of Large Intestine, small intestine, initial part of sigmoid colon, urinary bladder

Abdominopelvic regions

Nine regions formed by superior horizontal plane just inferior to ribs, inferior horizontal plane to hip bone, vertical planes just medial to nipples

Superior row of nine regions from right to left

Right hypochondriac, Epigastric, Left hypochondriac

Right Hypochondriac

Liver, Gall bladder


Liver, Stomach

Left Hypochondriac


Medial row of nine regions

Right lumbar, Umbilical, Left lumbar

Right lumbar

Ascending colon of large intestine


Transverse colon of large intestine, small intestine

Left lumbar

Descending colon of large intestine, small intestine

Inferior row of nine regions

Right iliac(inguinal) , Hypogastric(pubic), left iliac(inguinal)

Right inguinal



Appendix, Urinary bladder

Left inguinal

Initial part of sigmoid colon

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